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Brain Plasticity. The brain’s ability to change (especially during childhood) by reorganizing after damage and building new pathways. Constraint-Induced Therapy. Reading Braille. Hemispherectomy. Brain Plasticity. Limited “Neurogenesis”. Corpus Callosum: How the 2 Halves Connect.

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brain plasticity
Brain Plasticity
  • The brain’s ability to change (especially during childhood) by reorganizing after damage and building new pathways.
hemispherectomy
Hemispherectomy

Brain Plasticity

split brain phenomena
“Split Brain” Phenomena

Joe, A Split-Brain Patient

right left brain differences
Right/Left Brain Differences
  • Left Hemisphere
    • Language (literal interpretations)
    • Calculations
  • Right Hemisphere
    • Making inferences
    • Helps make the meaning of our speech clear
    • Controls sense of “self”
facts about handedness
Facts About “Handedness”
  • 90% are right-handed
  • 96% of right-handed people process language in their left hemisphere
  • 10% are left-handed
  • 70% process language in left hemisphere, just like right-handed people
  • 30% process language in right hemisphere—or in both
left handedness
Left-Handedness
  • More common among:
  • Musicians
  • Mathematicians
  • Professional baseball/cricket players
  • Architects
  • Artists
    • Michelangelo, da Vinci, Picasso
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