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The Resource The brain that changes itself : stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science, Norman Doidge

The brain that changes itself : stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science, Norman Doidge

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The brain that changes itself : stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science
Title
The brain that changes itself
Title remainder
stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science
Statement of responsibility
Norman Doidge
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Subject
Language
eng
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Doidge, Norman
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Neuroplasticity
  • Brain damage
Label
The brain that changes itself : stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science, Norman Doidge
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-408) and index
Contents
A woman perpetually falling: rescued by the man who discovered the plasticity of our senses -- Building herself a better brain: a woman labeled "retarded" discovers how to heal herself -- Redesigning the brain: a scientist changes brains to sharpen perception and memory, increase speed of thought, and heal learning problems -- Acquiring tastes and loves: what neuroplasticity teaches about sexual attraction and love -- Midnight resurrections: stroke victims learn to move and speak again -- Brain lock unlocked: using plasticity to stop worries, obsessions, compulsions, and bad habits -- Pain: the dark side of plasticity -- Imagination: how thinking makes it so -- Turning our ghosts into ancestors: Psychoanalysis as a neuroplastic therapy -- Rejuvenation: the discovery of the neuronal stem cell and lessons for preserving our brains -- More than the sum of her parts: a woman shows us how radically plastic the brain can be -- The culturally modified brain -- Plasticity and the idea of progress
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 427 p.
Isbn
9780670038305
Lccn
2006049224
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm71189897
  • (OCoLC)71189897
Label
The brain that changes itself : stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science, Norman Doidge
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-408) and index
Contents
A woman perpetually falling: rescued by the man who discovered the plasticity of our senses -- Building herself a better brain: a woman labeled "retarded" discovers how to heal herself -- Redesigning the brain: a scientist changes brains to sharpen perception and memory, increase speed of thought, and heal learning problems -- Acquiring tastes and loves: what neuroplasticity teaches about sexual attraction and love -- Midnight resurrections: stroke victims learn to move and speak again -- Brain lock unlocked: using plasticity to stop worries, obsessions, compulsions, and bad habits -- Pain: the dark side of plasticity -- Imagination: how thinking makes it so -- Turning our ghosts into ancestors: Psychoanalysis as a neuroplastic therapy -- Rejuvenation: the discovery of the neuronal stem cell and lessons for preserving our brains -- More than the sum of her parts: a woman shows us how radically plastic the brain can be -- The culturally modified brain -- Plasticity and the idea of progress
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 427 p.
Isbn
9780670038305
Lccn
2006049224
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm71189897
  • (OCoLC)71189897

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