The idea that we can rewire (or add new wires and paths) is still new and fascinating. If the brain could not be retrained, there would be no hope if it’s not working “correctly.” But, if we can in fact retrain the brain, create new paths, rewire it to progress and change, that means there is great hope for so many, including but not limited to those who have dyslexia.
White matter, gray matter, and all sorts of technical aspects can be a little overwhelming, but if you’re looking for a quick read about the topic, we can help. Here’s a look back at an exciting article summary from sciencedaily.com in 2009 that digs into a bit more, and why it was, and is, so important.
First evidence of brain rewiring in children: Reading remediation positively alters brain tissue https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/12/091209121200.htm