Role of adaptive plasticity in recovery of function after damage to motor cortex

@article{Nudo2001RoleOA,
  title={Role of adaptive plasticity in recovery of function after damage to motor cortex},
  author={Randolph J. Nudo and Erik J. Plautz and Shawn B. Frost},
  journal={Muscle \& Nerve},
  year={2001},
  volume={24}
}
Based upon neurophysiologic, neuroanatomic, and neuroimaging studies conducted over the past two decades, the cerebral cortex can now be viewed as functionally and structurally dynamic. More specifically, the functional topography of the motor cortex (commonly called the motor homunculus or motor map), can be modified by a variety of experimental manipulations, including peripheral or central injury, electrical stimulation, pharmacologic treatment, and behavioral experience. The specific types… Expand
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