Kandel, ER, Schwartz, JH, Jessell, TM, Siegelbaum, SA, Hudspeth, AJ. Principles of Neural Science. 5th ed. New York: McGraw‐Hill Professional; 2012.
Hebb, DO. The Organization of Behavior: A Neuropsychological Theory. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc; 1949.
Feldman, DE. The spike‐timing dependence of plasticity. Neuron 2012, 75:556–571.
Merzenich, MM, Kaas, JH, Wall, J, Nelson, RJ, Sur, M, Felleman, D. Topographic reorganization of somatosensory cortical areas 3b and 1 in adult monkeys following restricted deafferentation. Neuroscience 1983, 8:33–55.
Clark, SA, Allard, T, Jenkins, WM, Merzenich, MM. Receptive fields in the body‐surface map in adult cortex defined by temporally correlated inputs. Nature 1988, 332:444–445.
Jenkins, WM, Merzenich, MM, Ochs, MT, Allard, T, Guic‐Robles, E. Functional reorganization of primary somatosensory cortex in adult owl monkeys after behaviorally controlled tactile stimulation. J Neurophysiol 1990, 63:82–104.
Elbert, T, Pantev, C, Wienbruch, C, Rockstroh, B, Taub, E. Increased cortical representation of the fingers of the left hand in string players. Science 1995, 270:305–307.
Buonomano, DV, Merzenich, MM. Cortical plasticity: from synapses to maps. Annu Rev Neurosci 1998, 21:149–186.
Steeves, JKE, Harris, LR. Plasticity in Sensory Systems. New York: Cambridge University Press; 2012.
Senden, MV. Space and Sight: The Perception of Space and Shape in the Congenitally Blind Before and After Operation. Glencoe, IL: Free Press; 1960.
Hubel, DH, Wiesel, TN, LeVay, S. Plasticity of ocular dominance columns in monkey striate cortex. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 1977, 278:377–409.
Hubel, DH, Wiesel, TN. Receptive fields of cells in striate cortex of very young, visually inexperienced kittens. J Neurophysiol 1963, 26:994–1002.
Wiesel, TN, Hubel, DH. Single‐cell responses in striate cortex of kittens deprived of vision in one eye. J Neurophysiol 1963, 26:1003–1017.
Hubel, DH, Wiesel, TN. The period of susceptibility to the physiological effects of unilateral eye closure in kittens. J Physiol 1970, 206:419–436.
Wiesel, TN, Hubel, DH. Extent of recovery from the effects of visual deprivation in kittens. J Neurophysiol 1965, 28:1060–1072.
Levelt, CN, Hubener, M. Critical‐period plasticity in the visual cortex. Annu Rev Neurosci 2012, 35:309–330.
Bavelier, D, Levi, DM, Li, RW, Dan, Y, Hensch, TK. Removing brakes on adult brain plasticity: from molecular to behavioral interventions. J Neurosci 2010, 30:14964–14971.
Kuhlman, SJ, Olivas, ND, Tring, E, Ikrar, T, Xu, X, Trachtenberg, JT. A disinhibitory microcircuit initiates critical‐period plasticity in the visual cortex. Nature 2013, 501:543–546.
Maya Vetencourt, JF, Sale, A, Viegi, A, Baroncelli, L, De Pasquale, R, O`Leary, OF, Castren, E, Maffei, L. The antidepressant fluoxetine restores plasticity in the adult visual cortex. Science 2008, 320:385–388.
Rakic, P, Ayoub, AE, Breunig, JJ, Dominguez, MH. Decision by division: making cortical maps. Trends Neurosci 2009, 32:291–301.
O`Leary, DD, Chou, SJ, Sahara, S. Area patterning of the mammalian cortex. Neuron 2007, 56:252–269.
Blankenship, AG, Feller, MB. Mechanisms underlying spontaneous patterned activity in developing neural circuits. Nat Rev Neurosci 2010, 11:18–29.
Ackman, JB, Crair, MC. Role of emergent neural activity in visual map development. Curr Opin Neurobiol 2014, 24:166–175.
Van der Loos, H, Woolsey, TA. Somatosensory cortex: structural alterations following early injury to sense organs. Science 1973, 179:395–398.
Schlaggar, BL, O`Leary, DD. Potential of visual cortex to develop an array of functional units unique to somatosensory cortex. Science 1991, 252:1556–1560.
Chou, SJ, Babot, Z, Leingartner, A, Studer, M, Nakagawa, Y, O`Leary, DD. Geniculocortical input drives genetic distinctions between primary and higher‐order visual areas. Science 2013, 340:1239–1242.
Sharma, J, Angelucci, A, Sur, M. Induction of visual orientation modules in auditory cortex. Nature 2000, 404:841–847.
Blumberg, MS, Marques, HG, Iida, F. Twitching in sensorimotor development from sleeping rats to robots. Curr Biol 2013, 23:R532–R537.
Eriksson, PS, Perfilieva, E, Bjork‐Eriksson, T, Alborn, AM, Nordborg, C, Peterson, DA, Gage, FH. Neurogenesis in the adult human hippocampus. Nat Med 1998, 4:1313–1317.
Miller, BR, Hen, R. The current state of the neurogenic theory of depression and anxiety. Curr Opin Neurobiol 2015, 30:51–58.