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Author Doidge, Norman.

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

Publication Info. New York : Viking, 2007.

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 Talbott: Offsite Storage  QP363.3 .D65 2007    Available  ---
Description xvi, 427 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 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 us 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.
Subject Neuroplasticity.
Neuroplasticity.
Brain damage -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Brain damage -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
ISBN 067003830X
9780670038305
9780143113102 Penguin Books
0143113100 Penguin Books