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Friday, July 6 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
Neuroplasticity: Human Horizons and Capitalist Constraints

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Neuroplasticity is the ability of the brain to form and reorganize synaptic connections, especially in response to learning or experience or following injury. With advent of neuroimaging equipment, understanding of this process is emerging. What does brain plasticity mean for how we understand learning throughout the lifespan?  Human potential could be endless - except for biological constraints and, of course, because of capitalist constraints. This talk would focus on how socialists can understand possibilities of neuroplasticity for humans, and several ways capitalist health care and education limit them.

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Bridget Broderick

Bridget Broderick is an ISO member active in Chicago. She has interest in researching studies of neuroplasticity because neurons are really cool.  Not only that - current research opens up so many possibilities for rehabilitation, resilience, human development, education and further... Read More →


Friday July 6, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
Ballroom B