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Not Hard-Wired, but Plastic? - How a Child's Brain Adapted to Having a Sixth of it Removed

August 2, 2018
The amazing recovery of a child after having a sixth of his brain removed demonstrates just how plastic the brain can be! After having part of his right 'visual center' removed, the function of the removed area of the brain was located to the left hemisphere. In this article, Dr. Sabine discusses the amazing plasticity of the... Read more about Not Hard-Wired, but Plastic? - How a Child's Brain Adapted to Having a Sixth of it Removed

"The Developing Brain": Our project on a radio show!

May 8, 2017

Sabine Kastner will talk about our project on a radio show These Vibes are Too Cosmic tomorrow (May 9, 2017) at 6-8 pm, 103.3FM or WPRB.com. 

Below is from the announcement:

Tomorrow, we have special guest Sabine Kastner of the Princeton Neuroscience Institute. Sabine helped us understand memory and learning in our live performance back in February, but she visits tomorrow to focus on her newest project: how can we better understand the development of young brains? Sabine brings children into the research lab for MRI scans and...
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