neural plasticity

neural plasticity

The ability of the brain and/or certain regions of the nervous system to adapt to new conditions (such as injury) and alter connections with each other.
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Manji's research has been the investigation of disease- and treatment-induced changes in gene and protein networks that regulate synaptic and neural plasticity in neuropsychiatric disorders.
A team at the University of Texas, Dallas, led by Robert Rennaker and Michael Kilgard, will examine the use of vagal nerve stimulation to induce neural plasticity for the treatment of post-traumatic stress.
In contrast to a former hypothesis that the brain was a static organ, neural plasticity is known to modify the fundamental architecture of the brain throughout life.
Act Resilient is based on the concept of neural plasticity which explores the idea that with the right restimulation, a traumatized brain can begin to heal.
For Goldman, the idea behind his strategy to treat the disease emerged from his decades-long study of neural plasticity in canaries.
Commenting on the findings, Dr Proulx said: "Our results show that visual experience has a significant negative impact on both the number of items remembered and the accuracy of semantic memory, and also demonstrate the importance of adaptive neural plasticity in the congenitally blind brain for enhanced memory retrieval mechanisms.
Hubert Dinse from the Neural Plasticity Lab of the Ruhr-Universitat Bochum.
He addresses the role of the expression of neural plasticity in creating symptoms and signs of disorders, electrical potentials, what anatomical structures generate the different components of such far field potentials as auditory brainstem responses and middle latency response, and how these potentials are affected by different pathologies.
The author is a consultant on neural plasticity in regard to central nervous system injuries, mental disorders, and mental disabilities.
The conceptual framework underlying the FAST protocol is a synthesis of knowledge regarding principles of neural plasticity, largely experience-dependent neural plasticity, and knowledge regarding the abilities of the human brain.
13), (14) NMDA receptors play an important role in promoting neural plasticity and synaptic density, the structural underpinnings of memory.
Individual writings include "Representation and Transfer of Abstract Mathematical Concepts in Adolescence and Young Adulthood", "Training the Adolescent Brain: Neural Plasticity and the Acquisition of Cognitive Abilities", "Risky Behavior in Adolescents: The Role of the Developing Brain", and much more.
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