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How does the timing work out for dopamine to affect the development of long-term potentiation?

I just recently learned (indirectly from this source: http://cnl.salk.edu/~terry/BGGN/reynolds.NN.02.pdf) that long-term potentiation/depression only takes place when you have large/small amounts of ...
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What analogy can a teacher use to teach a child about neuroplasticity?

What analogy can a teacher use to teach a child about neuroplasticity? It'd be easier to explain this to an adult, but a child probably doesn't know enough to understand neuroplasticity. Do you know ...