Neuroplasticity: Changes in grey matter induced by training

@article{Draganski2004NeuroplasticityCI,
  title={Neuroplasticity: Changes in grey matter induced by training},
  author={Bogdan Draganski and Christian Gaser and Volker Busch and Gerhard Schuierer and Ulrich Bogdahn and Arne May},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2004},
  volume={427},
  pages={311-312}
}
Does the structure of an adult human brain alter in response to environmental demands? Here we use whole-brain magnetic-resonance imaging to visualize learning-induced plasticity in the brains of volunteers who have learned to juggle. We find that these individuals show a transient and selective structural change in brain areas that are associated with the processing and storage of complex visual motion. This discovery of a stimulus-dependent alteration in the brain's macroscopic structure… Expand

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