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neuroplasticity

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  • n. The state or quality of being neuroplastic, of having a brain that adapts to experience

Etymologies

neuroplastic +‎ -ity (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Simply put, the term neuroplasticity means that the brain changes in response to new experience.

    The Chemistry of Calm

  • This capacity to create new neural connections, and thus new mental skill sets, through experience has been termed "neuroplasticity."

    Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.: Rewiring Our Minds For A Modern Lifestyle

  • This ability to change the landscape of our brains and ultimately augment how our minds will operate is called neuroplasticity.

    Michael Stanclift, N.D.: How Meditation Changes Our Brains

  • Doidge: The paradox of neuroplasticity is that for all the mental flexibility it grants us, it can end up locking us into 'rigid behaviors.'

    Michael Sigman: The Adventures of Ozzy and Sanity

  • This newly discovered ability of the brain to change both function and structure in response to training is called neuroplasticity.

    Cell-Level Healing

  • This reflects what researchers call the neuroplasticity of the brain.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • While many neuroscientists use the word neuroplasticity as an umbrella term it means different things to different researchers in different subfields ...

    Mind Hacks

  • Antal A, Paulus W (2008) Gender-specific modulation of short-term neuroplasticity in the visual cortex induced by transcranial direct current stimulation.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Join us as we explore the revolutionary science of "neuroplasticity" - a concept that expands not just our knowledge of how our brains work, but how we use them.

    December 2008

  • It was developed by Michael Merzenich, a leading researcher on neuroplasticity, which is how our brains can change and adapt to meet new challenges like stroke, head trauma, or old age.

    Archive 2009-04-01

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