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Bending your brain: What is neuroplasticity?

Your brain is a muscle. Likewise with all other muscles in your body, if you don’t use it, you’ll lose it. Neuroplasticity is the idea that your brain is flexible, which can adapt as a response to experience: It changes constantly to meet the demands of the body. 1,089 more words


Connecting your neurons

Neurons are not just reams of wire coursing through your body.  The average length of a neuron is approximately 0.1 millimetre, although some can stretch to over a metre long! 621 more words