Half a Brain!

Some people might make jokes about people with “Half a brain.” Did you know that there are a handful of people who really do have half a brain? Some children that are born with severe epilepsy are recommended for surgery to remove half the brain. This stops the seizures, but it is a drastic measure. What happens to the person as they develop and grow with half a brain? Neurobiologists are astounded at the results. The individuals with half brains showed a remarkable comeback and were able to recover language and thinking skills. Somehow the half brain that was left compensated and grew and connected to solve the problem!

See and read more: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/some-people-with-half-brain-have-extra-strong-neural-connections


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