Dr. Merzenich Video On Reading & The Brain

August 9, 2011 by Geoff Nixon

Dr. Merzenich Video On Reading & The Brain

Here is a fascinating video, posted on Children of the Code, by Dr. Michael Merzenich.  Dr. Merzenich is a founder of Fast ForWord and one of the most prolific and productive neuroscientists on the planet, with his hand in many leading edge projects.

He is the ultimate free thinker — his ground breaking ferret experiment was meant to prove that learning is fixed.  When it proved the opposite, that the brain is plastic and flexible, he became the country’s leading voice on the implications of brain plasticity.

Here’s the video:

Watch Merzenich Video