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The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
The Brain That Changes Itself Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
Author: Norman Doidge
An astonishing new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the human brain is immutable. In this revolutionary look at the brain, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Norman Doidge, M.D., provides an introduction to both the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity and the people whose lives they’ve transfo...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780143113102
ISBN-10: 0143113100
Publication Date: 12/18/2007
Pages: 448
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4.2 stars, based on 19 ratings
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science on + 8 more book reviews
The most fascinating book I've read in a long time. Through an overview of work done in the field of brain plasticity in many areas it gives hope to people suffering from brain injury or cognitive impairment. Well worth reading.
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Interesting subject. Some incredible claims are made but when checked for credibility it was found that they are not all what they seem. There's probably some truth to the claims but they're not soundly based.


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