Neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity refers to the brain’s ability to reorganize itself and reallocate neural resources over the course of one’s life. This happens during growth and development from childhood and into adulthood, in response to changes in environment, and when the brain heals itself after injury or trauma. Neuroplasticity allows the brain to “re-wire” around damaged areas in order to re-establish lost or broken connections and restore function.