Do children really recover better? Neurobehavioural plasticity after early brain insult.

  title={Do children really recover better? Neurobehavioural plasticity after early brain insult.},
  author={Vicki Anderson and Megan Spencer-Smith and Amanda G. Wood},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={134 Pt 8},
Plasticity is an intrinsic property of the central nervous system, reflecting its capacity to respond in a dynamic manner to the environment and experience via modification of neural circuitry. In the context of healthy development, plasticity is considered beneficial, facilitating adaptive change in response to environmental stimuli and enrichment, with research documenting establishment of new neural connections and modification to the mapping between neural activity and behaviour. Less is… 

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