FUNCTIONAL PLASTICITY By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 1. Adaptive change. 2. Ability of one part of our brain to adapt to losing another part. One hemisphere will do the job of both if one needs to be removed. FUNCTIONAL PLASTICITY: "Functional plasticity allows our brain to adapt to injury." Related Psychology Terms RIGHT-HEMISPHERE CONSCIOUSNESS NEURAL PLASTICITY FUNCTIONAL RESERVE CONTRECOUP RESILIENCE PSYCHOLOGICAL REHABILITATION DOMINANCE PHARMACODYNAMIC TOLERANCE LATERALIZATION ANOSOGNOSIA Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL PLASTICITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-plasticity/ (accessed September 24, 2021).