info regarding neural plasticity

J. A. Kiernan jkiernan at
Tue Nov 15 09:19:50 EST 1994

In article <apearce.784841292 at> apearce at (Amy Pearce) writes:
>From: apearce at (Amy Pearce)
>Subject: info regarding neural plasticity
>Date: 14 Nov 1994 13:34:00 -0600
>Keywords: neural plasticity

>The implications of neural plasticity suggest that the brain is not a
>rigid, unadaptive network of neurons, but rather a flexible, adaptive one.
>Can anyone tell me the most functional forms of plasticity thought to take
>place in the brian that induce recovery from brain damage?

       Nearly every textbook with "Neurobiology" or "Neuroscience" in its
       title has a chapter devoted to this subject.
       Try G. Shepherd's "Neurobiology" (Oxford Univ Press)
       or Purves & Lichtman "Principles of Neural Development" (Sinauer)


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