According to researchers, peripheral nerve damage caused by leprosy can induce changes in the brain.
Researchers have developed a method to measure the response of an individual neuron to transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Scientists used a new combination of neural imaging methods to discover how the human brain adapts to injury. The research shows that when one brain area loses functionality, a back-up team of secondary brain areas immediately activates, replacing not only the unavailable area but also its confederates.
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Scientists at the University of Southern California have pinned down the region of the brain responsible for a key survival...