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
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