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Brain Reprograms Itself After Stroke -- Functional MRI Reveals Brain’s Innate Plasticity And Charts A Direction For Rehabilitation

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February 19, 2001
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University Of Illinois At Chicago
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Functional imaging of the brain demonstrates that this highly complex organ adapts to injury by redistributing its cognitive workload across established neural networks and recruiting local cortical areas to fill in for lost functions like speech and language comprehension.

Functional imaging of the brain demonstrates that this highly complex organ adapts to injury by redistributing its cognitive workload across established neural networks and recruiting local cortical areas to fill in for lost functions like speech and language comprehension.


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University Of Illinois At Chicago. "Brain Reprograms Itself After Stroke -- Functional MRI Reveals Brain’s Innate Plasticity And Charts A Direction For Rehabilitation." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 19 February 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010219080616.htm>.
University Of Illinois At Chicago. (2001, February 19). Brain Reprograms Itself After Stroke -- Functional MRI Reveals Brain’s Innate Plasticity And Charts A Direction For Rehabilitation. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010219080616.htm
University Of Illinois At Chicago. "Brain Reprograms Itself After Stroke -- Functional MRI Reveals Brain’s Innate Plasticity And Charts A Direction For Rehabilitation." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010219080616.htm (accessed April 24, 2014).

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