The constantly adapting brainThe constantly adapting brainTheme:brain, brain developmentSummaryTranscript
When we first presented our work way back in 1964, I remember one man stood up and said, "I'm sorry, but the brain cannot change." And I said, "I'm sorry but we've been able to show that it does." Now, in the scientific world, most people say yes, the brains like a muscle. When you use it, it develops larger nerve cells and that includes the cell body and all of its branches and connections.