The Brain That Changes Itself PDF
It is an amazing Psychology book written by Norman Doidge and published by Penguin. This book was released on 15 March 2007 with total pages 448. Read book in PDF, EPUB and Kindle directly from your devices anywhere anytime. Click Download button to get The Brain That Changes Itself book now. This site is like a library, Use search box to get ebook that you want.
- Author : Norman Doidge
- Release Date : 15 March 2007
- Publisher : Penguin
- Genre : Psychology
- Pages : 448
- ISBN 13 : 9781101147115
- Total Download : 965
- File Size : 48,7 Mb
The Brain That Changes Itself PDF Summary
“Fascinating. Doidge’s book is a remarkable and hopeful portrait of the endless adaptability of the human brain.”—Oliver Sacks, MD, author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat What is neuroplasticity? Is it possible to change your brain? Norman Doidge’s inspiring guide to the new brain science explains all of this and more An astonishing new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the human brain is immutable, and proving that it is, in fact, possible to change your brain. Psychoanalyst, Norman Doidge, M.D., traveled the country to meet both the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity, its healing powers, and the people whose lives they’ve transformed—people whose mental limitations, brain damage or brain trauma were seen as unalterable. We see a woman born with half a brain that rewired itself to work as a whole, blind people who learn to see, learning disorders cured, IQs raised, aging brains rejuvenated, stroke patients learning to speak, children with cerebral palsy learning to move with more grace, depression and anxiety disorders successfully treated, and lifelong character traits changed. Using these marvelous stories to probe mysteries of the body, emotion, love, sex, culture, and education, Dr. Doidge has written an immensely moving, inspiring book that will permanently alter the way we look at our brains, human nature, and human potential.