FUNCTIONAL RESERVE

A degree to which the brain is able to adapt functionally to a brain injury. Thought to depend on such factors as age, preexisting intellect, education and physical status of the brain.

FUNCTIONAL RESERVE: "Functional reserve is how well a brain can adapt."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL RESERVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-reserve/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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