SAQ sample: Synaptic pruning

IB Psychology: SAQ sample: Synaptic pruning

The following sample is for the question: Explain synaptic pruning with reference to one study. The sample below is an exemplary response.Neuroplasticity is the process by which our brains adapt to changes in the environment. One of the ways that our brains change is through the creation of neural networks. This happens because of long-term potentiation - that is, the repeated firing of neurons. This leads to an increase...

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