Harnessing neuroplasticity: modern approaches and clinical future

  title={Harnessing neuroplasticity: modern approaches and clinical future},
  author={Andrew Octavian Sasmita and Joshua Kuruvilla and Anna Pick Kiong Ling},
  journal={International Journal of Neuroscience},
  pages={1061 - 1077}
ABSTRACT Background and purpose: Neurological diseases and injuries to the nervous system may cause inadvertent damage to neuronal and synaptic structures. Such phenomenon would lead to the development of neurological and neurodegenerative disorders which might affect memory, cognition and motoric functions. The body has various negative feedback systems which can induce beneficial neuroplastic changes in mediating some neuronal damage; however, such efforts are often not enough to ameliorate… Expand
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