* Discusses how neural plasticity is involved in aphasia, pain and tinnitus
* Explains the roles of neural plasticity in motor rehabilitation and prosthesis such as cochlear and cochlear nucleus implants
Table of Contents
- I. Basis for Cortical Re-Wiring.
Visual activity and cortical rewiring: activity-dependent plasticity of cortical networks.
II. Molecular Basis for Signaling in CNS and Memory.
TrkB mediated excitatory synaptogenesis.
Signal transduction mechanisms in memory disorders.
III. The Aging Brain.
Altered brain activity in healthy seniors: what does it mean?
Cortical re-organization in the aging brain.
Brain plasticity and functional losses in the aged: scientific bases for a novel intervention.
Cortical plasticity and rehabilitation.
Neural mechanisms of prefrontal cortical function: implications for cognitive rehabilitation.
IV. Brain Injury.
Recovery from aphasia following brain injury: the role of reorganization.
Relocation of specific visual functions following damage of mature posterior parietal cortex.
A SPECT study of language and brain reorganization three years after pediatric brain injury.
Activation of neural stem and progenitor cells after injury.
Cognitive neural plasticity during learning and recovery from brain damage.
Novel cell therapy approaches for brain repair.
Recovery of motor function after stroke.
V. Spinal Cord.
Functional plasticity following spinal cord lesions.
The education and re-education of the spinal cord.
VI. Prostheses and Plasticity.
Cochlear implants: cortical plasticity in congenital deprivation.
Disrupting the brain to guide plasticity and improve behavior.
VII. Pain and Tinnitus.
Plasticity in brain processing and modulation of pain.
Plasticity of pain-related neuronal activity in the human thalamus.
Neural platicity in Tinnitus.
- No. of pages: 408
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2006
- Published: October 27, 2006
- Imprint: Elsevier Science
- eBook ISBN: 9780080465913
- Hardcover ISBN: 9780444516022
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