Structural Plasticity: Rewiring the Brain

  title={Structural Plasticity: Rewiring the Brain},
  author={H. Johansen-Berg},
  journal={Current Biology},
  • H. Johansen-Berg
  • Published 2007
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current Biology
  • Experience may shape brain structure. Recent studies in which brain connections were traced in monkeys who had learnt a new skill or recovered from an injury suggest that extensive rewiring is possible, even in the adult brain. 
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