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Research on worms reveals how the brain compensates for sensory loss and points to its early evolutionary roots

A new study has revealed that the brain?s compensatory mechanism (known as cross-modal plasticity) -- when some senses are enhanced following the loss of other sensory input -- is a basic feature that also exists in less complex nervous systems. The study has also exposed the way the mechanism works in the brain through an inter-sensory signaling system.
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