Examples of plasticity in a Sentence
we chose that type of clay for its greater plasticity
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Ketamine does not directly influence the same chemical messengers as standard antidepressants such as serotonin but rather works via interaction with another chemical, glutamate—not usually associated with mood but rather with brain plasticity.
Although the Feldenkrais method was developed in the mid-20th century, neurophysiologists have since demonstrated the plasticity of the brain, its ability to form new cells, reorganize itself and, in effect, learn new ways to do things.
More recently, however, other neuroscientists have found clues indicating that the adult brain does retain some ability to adapt—a quality known as plasticity.
From the start, the Paris agreement was designed to have the plasticity Trump seemed to be seeking by talking about some kind of renegotiation.
But the way in which Ford constantly deploys the plasticity of the medium for the sake of style elsewhere calls into question these vérité moments.
Dr. Merzenich was a pioneer in the study of neural plasticity, demonstrating that parts of the adult brain, like those of children, can be reorganized by experience.
Here there were no straight lines: the plasticity of the salt caused walls to bulge, floors to hump, ceilings to bow.
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Definition of plasticity for English Language Learners
: the quality of being able to be made into different shapes
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