The human brain develops slowly, long after birth. Even the adult brain displays plasticity. What are the benefits of the ability to mold a brain physically to adapt to an environment? This job discusses some examples of how this would be adaptive.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 7:47 pm ad1c9bdddf
Plasticity refers to how circuits in the brain change--organize and reorganize--in response to experience, or sensory stimulation
1. Improving functionality after brain damage due to any kind of trauma
2. Improving learning skills - "practice makes perfect" is a good example of the fact that constant performance of a task improves the ability to do the task due to strengthening of neuronal connections. An added convenience is mere thinking about task performance has the same ...
Neuroplasticity is briefly illustrated.