You can Remodel your Bain at Any Age!

You can Remodel your Bain at Any Age!

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Emergency Powers, Presidential Time, Brain Remodeling

Episode: Emergency Powers, Presidential Time, Brain Remodeling

  • Feb 19, 2019 11:00 pm
  • 17:37 mins

Guest: Michael Merzenich, Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience at the University of California, San Francisco A lot of us have watched a loved one start to lose memory and brain power as they age. It can feel inevitable – and for a long-time scientist agreed that once the brain stops developing in childhood, it’s basically all downhill from there. But today, researchers believe your brain can improve at any age. Neuroscientist Michael Merzenichis one of the leading researchers in this field. He helped invent the cochlear implant, which has led to a much better understanding of the brain’s “plasticity” as it’s called.

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