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The brain has the ability to change itself through neuronal rewiring in response to the needs and requirements of the body.
Countless studies have been done in which scientist have learned that the brain is much more plastic than previously thought. This concept contrasts the traditional thinking of the brain as an unchangeable “machine” in which its structures correspond to specific tasks. The traditional thinking behind this structural design is based on motor brain maps that are topographical, where areas in the brain function parallel to adjacent parts of the body. [Read more…]