Latest Neuroplasticity Stories
SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain Plasticity Inc.
Scientists have known for years that neurogenesis takes place throughout adulthood in the hippocampus of the mammalian brain.
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have published new data on why the aging brain is less resilient and less capable of learning from life experiences.
The part of the brain that uses hearing to determine sound location is reorganized in deaf animals to locate visual targets.
New research from the University of Chicago Medical Center has given new insight into just what makes cocaine and nicotine so addictive.
The brain is apparently programmed from birth to develop the ability to determine sunrise and sunset, new research on circadian rhythms at the University of Chicago shows.
Drinking alcohol primes certain areas of our brain to learn and remember better.
Virtual reality and other video games can significantly improve motor function in stroke patients.
It is well established that environmental enrichment, providing animals with rich sensory, motor, and social stimulation, produces both dramatic increases in the number of synapses in the brain and enhanced learning.
The human brain loses 5 to 10% of its weight between the ages of 20 and 90 years old.
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