Brain Plasticity, or neuroplasticity, is the brain's ability to continuously change. The brain continues to create new connections, rewiring, adapting and repairing itself in a multitude of situations.
Disciplines, or concentrations in Brain Plasticity include:
- Cognitive Neuroscience
- Learning and memory
Faculty working in Brain Plasticity
- With help from the Champaign Public Library, Beckman researchers led by Professor Liz Stine-Morrow demonstrated that regular, engaged leisure reading can...
- Beckman researchers Aron Barbey and Evan Anderson found that taking into account the features of the whole brain rather than focusing on individual regions or networks allows the...
- Stress in humans and animals is linked to shrinkage of the hippocampus. Regular practice of yoga can help enhance nerve connections in many of the same brain regions that benefit from aerobic...