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Temporary blindness may fix hearing problems

Researchers have long known that young brains are malleable enough to re-wire the circuits that process sensory information. For example, a young child who is blind develops a much keener sense of hearing. Now, researchers have overturned conventional wisdom, showing that adult brains can alsobe re-wired. The findings, published in the journal Neuron, may lead […]

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