Plasticity may refer to:


  • Plasticity (physics), in physics and engineering, plasticity is the propensity of a material to undergo permanent deformation under load
  • 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

  • Plastic arts, such as clay sculpture, in which material is formed or deformed into a new, permanent shape
  • Plasticity, an album by Cabaret Voltaire (band)
  • "Plasticities", a song by Andrew Bird, from the album Armchair Apocrypha