We now know that the brain can “rewire” itself through a combination of new cells and learning.
Science once believed that once a brain was damaged, it could not recover. However, we now know that the brain can “rewire” itself through a combination of new cells and learning. There are activities one can do, along with foods to eat and supplements to take, that can help with this process.
“The term neuroplasticity refers to the ability of the brain to “rewire” itself through practice of a desired skill. It is the combination of new cells and new learning that creates this magic. When fresh nerve cells are well-stimulated (i.e., trained through specific learning exercises) they make new connections. In other words, they become healthy brain cells that contribute to learning and the development of new skills.”
“The idea is, the more stimulating your environment, the more you’re increasing the complexity of your brain.”
“It was believed that once damaged, the brain could not regenerate. Brain cells were finite, and any loss or injury would be suffered as a deficiency for the rest of that person’s life. This created a false belief that the brain is essentially in a perpetual state of decline.”
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