Neuroplasticity

Also referred to as brain plasticity or neural plasticity, this is the ability of the brain to change throughout the lifespan, forming new synapses and neural connections in response to the environment.

Find out about neuroplasticity

Our brain's ability to rewire connection helps us to adapt to new situations and can help protect us against cognitive decline.

Brain Plasticity: A key to...
Brain Plasticity: A key to...
Professor Cliff Abraham, co-director of Brain Research NZ, discusses his research into brain plasticity and m...
Crotchet a neuron
Crotchet a neuron
Why not try out a new skill to help your brain get to work forming new connections?
Born without a corpus callosum
Born without a corpus callosum
Find out the amazing way our brain can adapt when the two sides can't talk to each other.

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