Turning on the brain’s plasticity

25 Jan

An exciting article in the most recent Scientific American (unfortunately, behind a paywall) by Takao Hensch.

Hensch points to evidence that we may be able to turn on the plasticity of the young brain in later life, opening the possibility of enhanced learning and treatment for psychiatric disorders. You can take a look at his work here.

Here is Hensch speaking about critical periods in development.

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