Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/62656
Title: Neuroplasticity: Functional reorganization of the human brain
Authors: Lee, TMC
Li, LSW
Chan, CCH 
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Foundation for Rehabilitation Information
Source: Journal of rehabilitation medicine, 2008, v. Suppl. 46, p. 17 How to cite?
Journal: Journal of rehabilitation medicine 
Abstract: Objectives: Human brain is a dynamic system that allows for experience-dependent functional organization as well as re-organization. This unique characteristic of the brain enables us to execute goal-oriented behaviors for the successful survival and perpetuation of the human race.
Methods: We present findings of a series of behavioral and functional neuroimaging studies that examined 1) training-induced plasticity in healthy volunteers as well as individuals suffering from congenital sensory deprivation, and 2) the reorganization of neural circuitry for inhibitory control in a patient recovering from a cerebral vascular accident.
Results: Via environmental influences and internal neurochemical mechanisms, the brain exercises its potential of organizing itself in such a way that its functions can be maximized. Conclusions: Findings enable us to understand the longitudinal changes of the brain during learning and the recovery from brain injuries.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/62656
ISSN: 1650-1977 (print)
1651-2081 (online)
DOI: 10.2340/16501977-0197
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