We often see neuroplasticity as one of our brain’s greatest assets. The neuroplastic potential to restore function after trauma, resist the deterioration that comes with aging, and bolster core capabilities borders on miraculous.
But there’s another side to neuroplasticity . . .
In fact, many of the things that bother us about ourselves – our bad habits, our unhappy thoughts – are actually the result of plasticity, too.
In the Brain Science webinar, Norman Doidge, MD explains why neuroplasticity might give us pause.
You might find it surprising. It’s only 2 minutes, so please check it out.
Despite its “dark side,” neuroplasticity has some remarkable benefits. Norman will be sharing those benefits with us, including a fascinating look at a woman who was born with only half a brain.
Have you ever witnessed a major brain change in one of your patients? Have those changes always been for the better? Please leave your thoughts in the comments below.