The Relevance of Brain-Behavior Relationships for Rehabilitation

  • Eugene B. Piasetsky


In order to assess the implications of brain-behavior relationships for rehabilitation, two separate yet related issues will be considered:
  1. (1)

    How can recovery be understood in terms of the capacity of the central nervous system to respond to injury? Specifically, what mechanisms have been proposed to account for recovery?; and

  2. (2)

    To what extend may a role for environmental influence in the recovery process be defended?



Visual Cortex Functional System Optic Tract Behavior Relationship Visual Discrimination Task 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene B. Piasetsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Behavioral Sciences Institute of Rehabilitation MedicineNew York University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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