Plasticity

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Plasticity may refer to:

Science

  • Plasticity (physics), in physics and engineering, plasticity is the propensity of a material to undergo permanent deformation under load when compressed.
  • Neuroplasticity, in neuroscience, how entire brain structures, and the brain itself, can change from experience
    • Synaptic plasticity, the property of a neuron or synapse to change its internal parameters in response to its history
    • Metaplasticity, the plasticity of synaptic plasticity
  • Phenotypic plasticity, in biology, describes the ability of an organism to change its phenotype in response to changes in the environment

Art and entertainment

Events

  • Plasticity Forum is a conference on the future of plastic and how to reduce impacts on the environment.