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The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
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Meet the ninety year old doctor, who, with the aid of a few simple exercises, is still practising medicine. His is just one of the incredible stories brain expert Norman Doidge tells as he reveals our brain's remarkable ability to repair itself through the power of positive thought. In "The Brain That Changes Itself", Doidge introduces us to the fascinating stories at the cutting edge of the brain science and the emerging discipline of 'neuroplasticity'. We meet the stroke victim who unable to feed or dress himself learned to move and talk again, the woman with a rare brain condition that left her feeling as though she was perpetually falling but who through a series of exercises rewired her brain to overcome this and the maverick scientists over turning centuries of assumptions about the brain and it's capacity for renewal.Doidge shows how their incredible work is helping the blind to see, the deaf to hear and causing Nobel laureates to rethink our model of the brain. This remarkable book will leave you with a sense of wonder at the capabilities of the human brain and the power to change which lies within all of us.

Medical & VeterinaryMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineNeurology & clinical neurophysiologyScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesPopular science Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 07/08/2008 ISBN-13: 9780141038872  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Norman Doidge is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, working at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research and the University of Toronto's Department of Psychiatry.

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