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Brain plasticity explained: yes, you really can change your brain

The brain is malleable - and misunderstood Image: REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

Alex Gray

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 Michael Merzenich is shown at UCSF in 1979, when he was developing a cochlear implant that could restore hearing based on his research in neural plasticity
Michael Merzenich at work in 1979 Image: David Powers
Image: Matthew Glasser and Eric Young Washington University in St Louis
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