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Articles by Israel Rosenfeld:

The Question of Plasticity

Plasticity is a very broad notion and to explain how plasticity helps us to understand certain aspects of brain function I’m going to briefly discuss with you some clinical examples.

To begin, however, I would like to illustrate how the ways in which a normal individual  perceives, understands and remembers the world can become radically altered. In his book “Touching the Rock”, John Hull, an Australian living in England, described how after he became blind in middle age he lost the ability to visualize those with whom he had daily contact, such as members of his family or friends and acquaintances he met after he …

This post is in: Art Praxis,Journal of Neuro-Aesthetic Theory #4 (2005-07)

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