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Using Neurobiology to Overcome Genetic and Environmental Adversity


MIT’s Mark Bear presents a fascinating account of how understanding neural plasticity, or the ability to modify the function of neurons, led to a novel treatment for visual impairment in Amblyopia, and may reveal pathways to treat other neurological conditions. Recorded on 12/02/2016. Series: “Influence of Early Experience on Adult Brain Organization and Function – Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind Symposium” [Science] [Show ID: 31765] [Video and text source: University of California Television (UCTV) YouTube channel]