16. Cortical Plasticity Underlying Perceptual, Motor, and Cognitive Skill Development: Implications for Neurorehabilitation

  1. Mark H. Johnson,
  2. Yuko Munakata and
  3. Rick O. Gilmore
  1. Michael M. Merzenich,
  2. Beverly A. Wright,
  3. William Jenkins,
  4. Christian Xerri,
  5. Nancy Byl,
  6. Steve Miller and
  7. Paula Tallal

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch16

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

How to Cite

Merzenich, M. M., Wright, B. A., Jenkins, W., Xerri, C., Byl, N., Miller, S. and Tallal, P. (2005) Cortical Plasticity Underlying Perceptual, Motor, and Cognitive Skill Development: Implications for Neurorehabilitation, in Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition (eds M. H. Johnson, Y. Munakata and R. O. Gilmore), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631217367

Online ISBN: 9780470753507

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Keywords:

  • cortical plasticity;
  • neurorehabilitation;
  • neurons;
  • human disability;
  • nonverbal intelligence

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Motor, and Cognitive Skill Development:

  • Implications for Neurorehabilitation

  • Consequences of “Ministrokes” Induced in these Cortical Zones

  • A Different View of the Origins of Human Disability

  • Origins and Therapeutic Remediation of Specific Language Impairments

  • A Language-Impaired Child is a Specialist at a Particular Form of Language Processing

  • Other Aspects of the Deficits of SLI Children

  • Why is the Trap Sprung on these Children?

  • Functional Self-Creation Processes can at Least Partially “Correct” this Developmental Learning Progression in SLI Children

  • What do Integrative Neuroscience Studies Reveal about the Learning Required to Remediate this kind of Problem?

  • The Origins of Occupational Based Movement Disorders of the Hand

  • Closing Comment