Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 49 - Test Your Understanding - Level 3 - Synthesis/Evaluation - Page 1104: 11


Much of our neurological ability as adults comes from long-term learning and individual adaptation through experience. Additionally, even as an adult, neuronal plasticity allows for the reshaping of the nervous system through use.

Work Step by Step

Not everything about our nervous system is dictated by our genes. Our genetic makeup provides a slate on which learning, use, and experience are constantly changing the function and physical structure of our nervous system.
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