The Brain Channel
Neuroplasticity: Our Adaptable Brain with Nick Spitzer - On Our Mind
Date: 6/30/2017; 15 minutes
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Our neurons talk to each other but the language they use can change depending on what is happening in the environment around them. If the brain can adapt to our world in this way, what are the bigger implications? Nick Spitzer, Division of Biological Sciences, UC San Diego, explains neurotransmitter switching and how that process impacts our physical abilities, disease processes, and more. (#32521)