BRAIN PLASTICITY RESEARCH FIND THAT WE CREATE NEW BRAIN CELLS, " NEUROGENESIS"
Brain plasticity was not considered possible by science not long ago. Today, science has a totally different perspective of the incredible capabilities of the brain.
The brain was consider unchangeable, with a predetermined number of brain cells and fixed neuronal circuits. The only changes thought to occur were the loss of brain cells and the overall reduction of brain size.
Researchers have shown that experience and learning recreate and reorganize brain neurons.
One example of plasticity is brain neuron regeneration after a stroke. This regeneration or formation of new brain cells is known as "neurogenesis."
The brain has a certain ability to repair itself and continue to grow and develop throughout life.
Brain aging research has found that you do not lose brain cells or neurons as you get older, although you may experience a decline or even lose the use of these brain cells, but you are able to maintain, and reactivate the circuitry of these neurons and even increase the amount of brain cells with a solid brain exercise program.
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