Definitions for "Plasticity"
The ability to retain a shape attained by pressure deformation.
A property of the brain that allows it to change as a result of experience, drugs, or injury. go to glossary index
The capacity of the developing nervous system to functionally compensate for acquired structural deficits by "relocating" specific functions which ordinarily would have localized to a particular region of the cortex/brain.
The potential for structural or functional change in the nervous system.
the property of being physically malleable; the property of something that can be worked or hammered or shaped under pressure without breaking
That property of plastics which permits them to be permanently shaped without breaking when sufficient shaping force is applied.
The quality or state of being plastic.
Three-dimensional quality of a form in a painting, sculpture or in architecture.
Quality of a painting, sometimes referred to as plastic values, when the figures depicted appear to be exceptionally three dimensional.
A physical property of a fat that describes how soft, pliable, and moldable it is at a given temperature.
The property of plastics that allows them to be formed, without rupture, continuously and permanently by the application of a force that exceeds the yield value of the material.
The workability of a material, such as plaster.
The changeability of a trait or behavior with experience (e.g., eye color shows little plasticity, while hair color shows considerably more).
a property of digital media, indicating that they can be changed easily
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Plastic force.
Modifiability of a person's performance. (554)
The capacity of cells to develop into different cell types.