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Growing evidence of brain plasticity

TED2004 · 23:07 · Filmed Feb 2004
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Neuroscientist Michael Merzenich looks at one of the secrets of the brain's incredible power: its ability to actively re-wire itself. He's researching ways to harness the brain's plasticity to enhance our skills and recover lost function.

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Neuroscientist
Michael Merzenich studies neuroplasticity — the brain's powerful ability to change itself and adapt — and ways we might make use of that plasticity to heal injured brains and enhance the skills in healthy ones. Full bio

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