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Brain plasticity and behavior

by Bryan Kolb

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates in Mahwah, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain -- Growth.,
  • Neuroplasticity.,
  • Nervous system -- Regeneration.,
  • Brain damage.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-183) and indexes.

    StatementBryan Kolb.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP356.25 .K65 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 194 p. :
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1119276M
    ISBN 100805815201
    LC Control Number94045561

      The brain gets trained to do a particular behavior—use drugs or alcohol or gambling—eventually to the exclusion of all else. But in treatment, we can retrain the brain. Neural plasticity, also known as neuroplasticity or brain plasticity, can be defined as the ability of the nervous system to change its activity in response to intrinsic or extrinsic stimuli by reorganizing its structure, functions or connections. A fundamental property of neurons is their ability to modify the strength and efficacy of synaptic transmission through a diverse number of activity.

    Neuroscientist Michael Merzenich looks at one of the secrets of the brain's incredible power: its ability to actively re-wire itself. He's researching ways to harness the brain's plasticity to enhance our skills and recover lost function. Brain Oscillations, Synchrony and Plasticity: Basic Principles and Application to Auditory-Related Disorders discusses the role of brain oscillations, especially with respect to the auditory system, and how those oscillations are measured, change over the lifespan, and falter leading to a variety of psychiatric and neurological disorders. The book begins with a description of these cortical.

      Changing Your Behavior Means Changing Your Brain. To break bad habits, you really have to change your brain. When it comes to changing your behavior – and in life, in general, you’ll have more success if you make friends with your mind and brain and put them to work for you.   Brain plasticity underlies normal brain function such as our ability to learn and modify our behavior. It is strongest during childhood — explaining the fast learning abilities of kids — but remains a fundamental and significant lifelong property of the brain.


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Dr. Kolb introduces possible clinical implications of the principles of brain plasticity to behavior rehabilitation after injury in molecular level, cellular level, and physiological level based on various research and clinical studies to achieve his listed objectives of the book - " (a) identify the constraints on behavioral change, (b) describe the neuronal correlates of the behavioral changes, and (c) identify those factors that control or influence the brain /5(3).

Book Description There are few books devoted to the topic of brain plasticity and behavior. Most previous works that cover topics related to brain plasticity do not include extensive discussions of behavior.

There are few books devoted to the topic of brain plasticity and behavior. Most previous works that cover topics related to brain plasticity do not include extensive discussions of behavior/5(4).

Psychology Press, - Psychology - pages 0 Reviews There are few books devoted to the topic of brain plasticity and behavior. Most previous works that cover topics related to brain. Kolb introduces possible clinical implications of the principles of brain plasticity to behavior rehabilitation after injury in molecular level, cellular level, and physiological level based on various research and clinical studies to achieve his listed objectives of the book - "(a) identify the constraints on behavioral change, (b) describe the neuronal correlates of the behavioral changes, and (c) identify those factors that control or influence the brain.

Most previous works that cover topics related to brain plasticity do not include extensive discussions of behavior. The first to try to address the relationship between recovery from brain damage and changes in the brain that might support the recovery, this volume includes studies of humans as well as laboratory species, particularly rats/5(4).

There are few books devoted to the topic of brain plasticity and behavior. Most previous works that cover topics related to brain plasticity do not include extensive discussions of by:   Most previous works that cover topics related to brain plasticity do not include extensive discussions of behavior.

The first to try to address the relationship between recovery from brain damage and changes in the brain that might support the recovery, this volume includes studies of humans as well as laboratory species, particularly : Bryan Kolb.

Brain plasticity refers to the brain's ability to change structure and function. Experience is a major stimulant of brain plasticity in animal species as diverse as insects and humans.

Brain plasticity results from changes in the synapse. The formation of new synapses has a cost, however, as there are also increases in dendrites, axon terminals, glia, and blood capillaries.

The mechanisms controlling plasticity therefore include more than just those things that directly change synapses or create new ones, but also include Author: Bryan Kolb. Book Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior Brain plasticity and its characteristics If we were to talk about a mental quality that we should all train, develop, and apply in our day to day life, it would undoubtedly be brain plasticity.

In response to sensory inputs, environmental challenges, and even injury, the brain remodels itself and we’re able to learn and change our behavior.

Plasticity peaks in childhood, a time when our brains are primed to change in response to experiences. There are two kinds of plasticity: experience-expectant and experience-dependent. There are few books devoted to the topic of brain plasticity and behavior.

Most previous works that cover topics related to brain plasticity do not include extensive discussions of behavior. The first to try to address the relationship between recovery from brain damage and changes in the brain that might support the recovery, this volume includes studies of humans as well as laboratory.

Most previous works that cover topics related to brain plasticity do not include extensive discussions of behavior. The first to try to address the relationship between recovery from brain damage and changes in the brain that might support the recovery, this volume includes studies of humans as well as laboratory species, particularly rats.

Aging: Biology and Behavior addresses behavioral changes in aging related to biological processes, focusing on the nature of changes in brain plasticity, factors influencing life-span, and environmental and social influences on health in the elderly. There are few books devoted to the topic of brain plasticity and behavior.

Most previous works that cover topics related to brain plasticity do not include Our Stores Are OpenBook AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelp AllBooksebooksNOOKTextbooksNewsstandTeensKidsToysGames & CollectiblesGift, Home & 5/5(1).

Another finding is that disorders like depression and anxiety disorders cause damage to the brain, or a kind of 'negative plasticity.' Other research suggests that treatments of depression and.

A sur­pris­ing con­se­quence of neu­ro­plas­tic­i­ty is the fact that the brain activ­i­ty asso­ci­at­ed with a giv­en func­tion can actu­al­ly move to a dif­fer­ent loca­tion as a con­se­quence of expe­ri­ence or brain dam­age.

In his book “The Brain That Changes Itself: Sto­ries of Per­son­al Tri­umph from the. Brain plasticity refers to the brain's ability to change structure and function. Experience is a major stimulant of brain plasticity in animal species as diverse as insects and humans.

It is now clear that experience produces multiple, dissociable changes in the brain including increases in dendritic length, increases (or decreases) in spine density, synapse formation, increased glial activity. Buy Brain Plasticity and Behavior by Bryan Kolb online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $Price Range: $ - $.

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Such changes often [quantify] happen as a result of psychological experiences. Examples of neuroplasticity include brain changes resulting.Get this from a library! Brain plasticity and behavior. [Bryan Kolb] -- There are few books devoted to the topic of brain plasticity and behavior.

Most previous works that cover topics related to brain plasticity do not include extensive discussions of behavior. The.