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Brain will repair damage of one section in another

Joint research between the University of California and the Garvan Institute has shown the brain repairs damaged circuits in different parts of the brain.

Previous studies assumed repairs would be made directly to the hippocampus, our brain’s memory or “learning centre”, if it was damaged.

However, studies on rats have indicated that function lost in the hippocampus would be restored elsewhere if the rats were required to do a task utilising memory.

Read more at Garvan Institute