The Plastic Fantastic Brain

There are more connections in the human brain than stars in our universe. But what happens when there is damage done to our neurons. Meet four fantastic individuals who have adapted.
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Overview

There are more connections in the human brain than stars in our universe.  But what happens when there is damage done to our neurons. Meet four fantastic individuals who have adapted in amazing ways to surpass irreversible damage to their brains. Neuroplasticity is one of the most extraordinary discoveries of the last century: the finding that the brain can change and evolve even into adulthood. 

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The Plastic Fantastic Brain

01: The Plastic Fantastic Brain

There are more connections in the human brain than stars in our universe.  But what happens when there is damage done to our neurons. Meet four fantastic individuals who have adapted in amazing ways to surpass irreversible damage to their brains. Neuroplasticity is one of the most extraordinary discoveries of the last century: the finding that the brain can change and evolve even into adulthood.

86 min