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Mind you, this book is 10+ years old but that's not exactly the impression I got from it. That is, the brain __is plastic__ and __does__ have a high capacity for "re-configuring" itself. The story of the woman who was born with only one hemisphere of here brain comes to mind. There are other examples as well in the book.

"The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science"


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