Plasticity and the functional reorganization of the human brain.

@article{Ward2005PlasticityAT,
  title={Plasticity and the functional reorganization of the human brain.},
  author={Nick S. Ward},
  journal={International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={58 2-3},
  pages={
          158-61
        }
}
Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability in adults worldwide. The mechanisms of impairment and recovery are not well understood, but there is growing interest in the role that central nervous system reorganization might play. Functional magnetic resonance imaging and transcranial magnetic stimulation allow the non-invasive study of the working human brain, and studies in humans suggest that functionally relevant adaptive changes occur in cerebral networks following stroke. An… CONTINUE READING
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