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

Doidge, Norman. (Author).
Book Book (c2007.)
Description: xvi, 427 p. ; 24 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Viking, c2007.
6 of 7 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 7 total copies.
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Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction QP 363.3 .D65 2007 (Text to Phone) Available -
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  • ISBN: 067003830X (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 9780670038305 (hardcover) :
Bibliography, etc.: 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.

Citation:

Doidge, Norman. "The brain that changes itself : stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science." New York, NY : Viking, 2007.

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