Paradoxical functional facilitation in brain-behaviour research. A critical review.

  title={Paradoxical functional facilitation in brain-behaviour research. A critical review.},
  author={Narinder Kapur},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={119 ( Pt 5)},
The aim in this review article is to document research findings that have shown paradoxical effects of nervous system changes, whereby direct or indirect neural damage may result in facilitation of behavioural functions. Such findings have often been ignored or undervalued in the brain-behaviour research literature. A further aim is to consider possible mechanisms and theoretical insights related to this facilitation. Analyses of relevant studies show that two major types of paradoxical… CONTINUE READING
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