Drivers of brain plasticity.

  title={Drivers of brain plasticity.},
  author={Friedhelm Christoph Hummel and Leonardo G. Cohen},
  journal={Current opinion in neurology},
  volume={18 6},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Neural plasticity represents a crucial mechanism of the human brain to adapt to environmental changes in the developing and adult human central nervous system. This property of the central nervous system contributes to learning and functional recovery from neurological diseases such as stroke. Novel interventional approaches have been proposed and are under investigation to modulate neural plasticity, enhance it when it plays an adaptive role and downregulate it when it is… CONTINUE READING