The Resource The brain's way of healing : remarkable discoveries and recoveries from the frontiers of neuroplasticity, Norman Doidge, M.D

The brain's way of healing : remarkable discoveries and recoveries from the frontiers of neuroplasticity, Norman Doidge, M.D

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The brain's way of healing : remarkable discoveries and recoveries from the frontiers of neuroplasticity
Title
The brain's way of healing
Title remainder
remarkable discoveries and recoveries from the frontiers of neuroplasticity
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Norman Doidge, M.D
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Language
eng
Summary
  • " The New York Times bestselling author of The Brain That Changes Itself presents astounding advances in the treatment of brain injury and illness. In The Brain That Changes Itself, Norman Doidge described the most important breakthrough in our understanding of the brain in four hundred years: the discovery that the brain can change its own structure and function in response to mental experience-what we call neuroplasticity. His revolutionary new book shows, for the first time, how the amazing process of neuroplastic healing really works. It describes natural, non-invasive avenues into the brain provided by the forms of energy around us-light, sound, vibration, movement-which pass through our senses and our bodies to awaken the brain's own healing capacities without producing unpleasant side effects. Doidge explores cases where patients alleviated years of chronic pain or recovered from debilitating strokes or accidents; children on the autistic spectrum or with learning disorders normalizing; symptoms of multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and cerebral palsy radically improved, and other near-miracle recoveries. And we learn how to vastly reduce the risk of dementia with simple approaches anyone can use. For centuries it was believed that the brain's complexity prevented recovery from damage or disease. The Brain's Way of Healing shows that this very sophistication is the source of a unique kind of healing. As he did so lucidly in The Brain That Changes Itself, Doidge uses stories to present cutting-edge science with practical real-world applications, and principles that everyone can apply to improve their brain's performance and health"--
  • "Norman Doidge's revolutionary new book shows, for the first time, how the amazing process of neuroplastic healing really works. It describes natural, non-invasive avenues into the brain provided by the forms of energy around us--light, sound, vibration, movement--which pass through our senses and our bodies to awaken the brain's own healing capacities without producing unpleasant side effects. Doidge explores cases where patients alleviated years of chronic pain or recovered from debilitating strokes or accidents; children on the autistic spectrum or with learning disorders normalizing; symptoms of multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and cerebral palsy radically improved, and other near-miracle recoveries. And we learn how to vastly reduce the risk of dementia with simple approaches anyone can use. For centuries it was believed that the brain's complexity prevented recovery from damage or disease. The Brain's Way of Healing shows that this very sophistication is the source of a unique kind of healing"--
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Doidge, Norman
Dewey number
612.8
Index
index present
LC call number
QP363.3
LC item number
.D66 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Neuroplasticity
  • Brain
  • Healing
  • MEDICAL / Neuroscience
  • MEDICAL / Neurology
  • MEDICAL / Healing
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The brain's way of healing : remarkable discoveries and recoveries from the frontiers of neuroplasticity, Norman Doidge, M.D
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"A James H. Silberman Book."
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-394) and index
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volume
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text
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rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 409 pages
Isbn
9780670025503
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(hardback)
Lccn
2014038471
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • (OCoLC)891494915
  • 486595
  • (OCoLC)ocn891494915
  • 486595
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The brain's way of healing : remarkable discoveries and recoveries from the frontiers of neuroplasticity, Norman Doidge, M.D
Publication
Note
"A James H. Silberman Book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-394) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 409 pages
Isbn
9780670025503
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014038471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891494915
  • 486595
  • (OCoLC)ocn891494915
  • 486595

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