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The big idea of the book is the concept of plasticity and how the brain deals with learning and changing multiple skills In a nutshell each brain function is fighting for limited resources, there s only so much mapping space available and what you work on the most gets developed Use it or lose it Whatever you don t cultivate, over time you will lose, including ability to cultivate multiple skills, generate new ideas, stay focused, math science skills, learning a new language, playing an The big idea of the book is the concept of plasticity and how the brain deals with learning and changing multiple skills In a nutshell each brain function is fighting for limited resources, there s only so much mapping space available and what you work on the most gets developed Use it or lose it Whatever you don t cultivate, over time you will lose, including ability to cultivate multiple skills, gener This book is about the plasticity of the brain That is versus Localizationism which holds that the brain is static and each part performs only one function Modern science, thru the use of MRI, Catscan and observed recoveries of function loss have disproved the long held notion of localizationism The book is really a set of stories about people who have regained or developed senses they either lost or never had The stories are quite inspiring For example, one man had a stroke and lost the This book is about the plasticity of the brain That is versus Localizationism which holds that the brain is static and each part performs only one function Modern science, thru the use of MRI, Catscan and observed recoveries of function loss have disproved the long held notion of localizationism The book is really a set of stories about people who have regained or developed senses they either lost or never had The stories are quite inspiring For example, one man had a stroke and lost the use of his left side He will himself, on the floor, around his house for a year and retrained another part of his brain to direct his left side and fully recovered Other stroke victims can now receive plasticity therapy to regain @Free E-pub ⚤ The Brain That Changes Itself í An Astonishing New Science Called Neuroplasticity Is Overthrowing The Centuries Old Notion That The Human Brain Is Immutable Psychiatrist And Psychoanalyst, Norman Doidge, M.D., 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 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. Content note discusses some examples you may interpret as animal cruelty.I have pretty mixed feelings about this book My main response, I guess, is read with caution There are some parts which are reasonable, well founded, and which don t seem to be driven by any bias Talking about the ways to help people recover from strokes would fall under this category I was actually a bit surprised that all of the information about brain maps, and the brain s use it or lose it approach to neuronal Content note discusses some examples you may interpret as animal cruelty.I have pretty mixed feelings about this book My main response, I guess, is read with caution There are some parts which are reasonable, well founded, and which don t seem to be driven by any bias Talking about the ways to help people recover 11 305 travelling mp3, new car and an open roadDescription An astonishing new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries old notion that the human brain is immutable Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Norman Doidge, M.D., 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 travelling mp3, new car and an open roadDescription An astonishing new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries old notion that the human brain is immutable Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Norman Doidge, M.D., 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 A truly fascinating, accessible book about the plasticity of the brain Most interesting to me were the clever approaches that some psychologists invented, for solving or mediating various mental physical problems Although this book is not of the self help variety, it contains a number of This book was absolutely fascinating I have always been intrigued by how the brain works and, even though I am not a science person, I found this book easy to read and thoroughly enjoyable.The book is about the recent notion that the brain is plastic, or malleable Our brain has the ability to change through learning, through experience, through our thoughts It was once thought that the brain was hardwired, and that certain parts of the brain performed specific tasks and that if those This book was absolutely fascinating I have always been intrigued by how the brain works and, even though I am not a science person, I found this book easy to read and thoroughly enjoyable.The book is about the recent notion that the brain is plastic, or malleable Our brain has the ability to change through learning, through experience, through our thoughts It was once thought that the brain was hardwired, and that certain parts of the brain performed specific tasks and that if those parts died, the person was incapable of performing these tasks But scientists have proven that, when brain cells are killed, the brain has the capacity to reorganize itself to accomplish tasks The impact stroke victims who are paralyzed can recover some mobility, people with OCD So far this book has taught me two things 1 That I am faraffected than I expected to be by the phrase sew a kitten s eyelid closed for three weeks..after which the kitten remained permanently blind in one eye and2 Using the word till instead of until is acceptable in scholarly writing For the rest of the information, stay tuned Okay, so I finished the book It was a fulfilling emotional rollercoaster for the chronically impressionable and acutely anxious Every chapter presente So far this book has taught me two things 1 That I am faraffected than I expected to be by the phrase sew a kitten s eyelid closed for three weeks..after which the kitten remained permanently blind in one eye and2 Using the word till instead of until is acceptable in scholarly writing For the rest of the information, stay tuned Okay, so I finished the book It was a fulfilling emotional rollercoaster for the chronically impressionable and acutely anxious Every chapter presented some new physical calamity that might any day befall me and then a lot of new work about state of the art medical attention aided recovery Leaving me, at the end of each chapter, feeling a littleindestructible.In other news, the books was quick and accessible to Humanity Heads and even Grammar Faces who have a little mental science sizzl Oliver Sacks, he ain t Despite the back cover blurb from Oliver Sacks, this is definitely a lesser book There are some interesting things in here, and may be worth a read, even though there was one chapter that I thought was just terrible But don t go looking here for Sacks deep humanism and warmth This is muchthe distant case history, although the science he s talking about is fascinating Note The rest of this review has been withdrawn due to the changes in Goodreads policy and enf Oliver Sacks, he ain t Despite the back cover blurb from Oliver Sacks, this is definitely a lesser book There are some interesting things in here, and may be worth a read, even though there was one chapter that I thought was just terrible But don t go looking here for Sacks deep humanism and warmth This is muchthe distant cas