The Human Brain is Plastic

The Human Brain is Plastic

Learning alters the structure of our brains at a cellular level. Actually, our brains never stop changing, which enables us to store more and more information. Watch to find out more fascinating facts about your brain.

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Key Facts In This Video

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    The very process of learning changes the structure and physiology of our brains. (0:55)

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    By the time you're 3-years-old each neuron in your brain is connected to other neurons by up to 15,000 synapses. (1:55)

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    Memory is a key component for learning. (3:19)

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