Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: An Infographic on Re-wiring the Brain

There is nothing more amazing and complex than your very own brain. It is able to change at any age in response to new experiences. This is why neuroscientists like to describe the brain as plastic. Think Silly Putty or Play-Doh which is flexible and moldable. As you challenge yourself and test new experiences, your brain rewires itself and grows. Take a look at the infographic to see how the brain rewires itself to grow or diminish brain cells and brain cell connections.

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