Neuroplasticity and the Brain
The ability of the brain to adapt to new situations and bounce back from trauma can be absolutely amazing. In the past, it has been widely believed that intelligence was more or less fixed, and that there was little individuals could do to increase their brain power. Science is increasingly finding that this is not the case — and that further study of this neuroplasticity could have tremendous implications not only for those simply wishing to boost their mental strength, but also for those healing from traumatic brain injuries. This article from Wired magazine tells the success story of one accident victim who was able to use brain-based rehabilitation software to regain a better quality of life.
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