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  • adj. Of or pertaining to neuroplasticity

Etymologies

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neuro- +‎ plastic

Examples

  • Children's brains tend be to be a little more what we call neuroplastic meaning they adapt batter.

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  • Research on language has shown how "neuroplastic" an infant's brain is, and how that plasticity lessens with age.

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  • As difficult as it may be to attain peace of mind, the brain remains a neuroplastic organ.

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  • But in the past few decades mainstream neuroscience has reversed itself, demonstrating that the brain is "neuroplastic" from cradle to grave.

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  • Increasing evidence from laboratory studies of meditators has shown that the repetitive practices at the heart of the meditative disciplines can drive positive neuroplastic changes that also reflect mental and physical well-being, such as greater emotional balance, compassion, and genuine happiness, as well as potential buffering of stressful and traumatic experience when it does occur.

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  • "When you learn someone's name to the point of remembering it, you've experienced a neuroplastic event," says Sapolsky.

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  • If there are no essential limits on the neuroplastic transformation of experience, then your entire argument collapses with your analogy to drugs.

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  • You imply that they're essential limits to the neuroplastic transformation of experience, then use this declawed version of neuroplasty to build an analogy with drugs and then use the social dynamics of drugs in contemporary society as a model for the likely way neuroplasty will be taken up in future society.

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  • The new framework, unlike its classical-physics-based predecessor is erected directly upon, and is compatible with, the prevailing principles of physics, and is able to represent more adequately than classical concepts the neuroplastic mechanisms relevant to the growing number of empirical studies of the capacity of directed attention and mental effort to systematically alter brain function.

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  • Neuroscientists have only recently confirmed that exercise induces similar neuroplastic changes within the human brain, including those of children.

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