Monthly Archives: December 2015

Researchers identify previously unknown subtype of neuron in the visual cortex.

Neuroplasticity, or brain plasticity, is an umbrella term that describes lasting change to the brain throughout life.  One of the fundamental principles of how neuroplasticity functions is linked to the concept of synaptic pruning, the idea that individual connections within the brain are constantly being removed or recreated, depending on how they are used. Neuroplastic change can occur to individual

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