This principle that brain damage sustained early in life is less debilitating that brain damage sustained in later life, presumably because of the enhanced ability of the younger brain to reorganize.

KENNARD PRINCIPLE: "Kennard Principle is the idea that brain damage is less debilitating in early life than later life."
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