The brain that changes itself : stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science
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Published
New York : Viking, 2007.
ISBN
067003830X, 9780670038305, 9780143113102 (Penguin Books), 0143113100 (Penguin Books)
Physical Desc
xvi, 427 pages ; 24 cm.
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Published
New York : Viking, 2007.
Format
Book
Language
English
ISBN
067003830X, 9780670038305, 9780143113102 (Penguin Books), 0143113100 (Penguin Books)

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-408) and index.
Description
A new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the old notion that the human brain is immutable. Psychoanalyst Doidge traveled the country to meet both the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity and the people whose lives they've transformed--people whose mental limitations or brain damage 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 stories to probe mysteries of the body, emotion, love, sex, culture, and education, Dr. Doidge has written an inspiring book that will permanently alter the way we look at our brains, human nature, and human potential.--From publisher description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Doidge, N. (2007). The brain that changes itself: stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science . Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Doidge, Norman. 2007. The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph From the Frontiers of Brain Science. Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Doidge, Norman. The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph From the Frontiers of Brain Science Viking, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Doidge, Norman. The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph From the Frontiers of Brain Science Viking, 2007.

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