Show simple item record Kolb, Bryan Muhammad, Arif 2016-08-15T20:32:38Z 2016-08-15T20:32:38Z 2014
dc.identifier.citation Kolb, B., & Muhammad, A. (2014). Harnessing the power of neuroplasticity for intervention. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 377. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00377 en_US
dc.description Sherpa Romeo green journal, open access en_US
dc.description.abstract A fundamental property of the brain is its capacity to change with a wide variety of experiences, including injury. Although there are spontaneous reparative changes following injury, these changes are rarely sufficient to support significant functional recovery. Research on the basic principles of brain plasticity is leading to new approaches to treating the injured brain. We review factors that affect synaptic organization in the normal brain, evidence of spontaneous neuroplasticity after injury, and the evidence that factors including postinjury experience, pharmacotherapy, and cell-based therapies, can form the basis of rehabilitation strategies after brain injuries early in life and adulthood. en_US
dc.language.iso en_CA en_US
dc.publisher Frontiers Media en_US
dc.subject Brain plasticity en_US
dc.subject Neurorehabilitation en_US
dc.subject Recovery of function en_US
dc.title Harnessing the power of neuroplasticity for intervention en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Arts and Science en_US
dc.publisher.department Department of Neuroscience en_US
dc.description.peer-review Yes en_US
dc.publisher.institution University of Lethbridge en_US

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