Epilepsy Neurology / Neuroscience

The brain finds a way to adapt, even when we remove half

A fascinating new study involving people who underwent hemispherectomy — surgery to remove one of the brain’s hemispheres — in childhood shows that these individuals now display almost no immediately obvious effects of this procedure. Share on PinterestEmerging evidence emphasizes the brain’s impressive ability to adapt, even when doctors remove half. Brains have two halves, […]