Cross-modal plasticity: where and how?

@article{Bavelier2002CrossmodalPW,
  title={Cross-modal plasticity: where and how?},
  author={Daphn{\'e} Bavelier and Helen J. Neville},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
  year={2002},
  volume={3},
  pages={443-452}
}
Animal studies have shown that sensory deprivation in one modality can have striking effects on the development of the remaining modalities. Although recent studies of deaf and blind humans have also provided convincing behavioural, electrophysiological and neuroimaging evidence of increased capabilities and altered organization of spared modalities, there is still much debate about the identity of the brain systems that are changed and the mechanisms that mediate these changes. Plastic changes… 

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