How is the
brain modified by
experience, deprivation and disease?
overarching interest is in the question of how experience and
deprivation modify synaptic connections in the brain.
Experience-dependent synaptic plasticity is the physical substrate of
memory, sculpts connections during postnatal development to determine
the capabilities and limitations of brain functions, is responsible for
the reorganization of the brain after damage, and is vulnerable in
numerous psychiatric and neurological diseases and contributes to their
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