PLASTICITY

flexibility and acclimatability. Plasticity of the hormonal or nervous systems makes learning and registering new experiences possible. Early experiences can also modify and shape gene expression to elicit nearly permanent modifications in neurons or endocrine organs.

PLASTICITY: "The loss of plasticity of your nervous systems inhibits your ability to retain new information."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PLASTICITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/plasticity/ (accessed January 10, 2020).
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