The plastic human brain cortex.

  title={The plastic human brain cortex.},
  author={{\'A}lvaro Pascual-Leone and Amir Amedi and Felipe Fregni and Lotfi B. Merabet},
  journal={Annual review of neuroscience},
Plasticity is an intrinsic property of the human brain and represents evolution's invention to enable the nervous system to escape the restrictions of its own genome and thus adapt to environmental pressures, physiologic changes, and experiences. Dynamic shifts in the strength of preexisting connections across distributed neural networks, changes in task-related cortico-cortical and cortico-subcortical coherence and modifications of the mapping between behavior and neural activity take place in… 

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