• The constantly adapting brain
    The constantly adapting brain
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    brain, brain development
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    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.