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

Doidge, Norman, (author.).

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 612.8 DOI (Text) 36626103845020 New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 09/26/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780143128373
  • ISBN: 014312837X
  • Physical Description: xx, 427 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Updated And Expaned Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: "A James H. Silberman Book."
"Published with a new afterword in Penguin Books 2016" -- Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [384]-412) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Note to the reader -- Preface -- Physician Hurt, Then Heal Thyself: -- Michael Moskowitz discovers that chronic pain can be unlearned -- Man Walks Off His Parkinsonian Symptoms: -- How exercise helps fend off degenerative disorders and can defer dementia -- Stages Of Neuro-Plastic Healing: -- How and why it works -- Rewiring A Brain With Light: -- Using light to reawaken dormant neural circuits -- Moshe Feldenkrais: Physicist, Black Belt, And Healer: -- Healing serious brain problems through mental awareness of movement -- Blind Man Learns To See: -- Using Feldenkrais, Buddhist, and other neuro-plastic methods -- Device That Resets The Brain: -- Stimulating Neuromodulation To Reverse Symptoms: -- Cane against the wall -- Three resets: Parkinson's, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis -- Cracked potters -- How the brain balances itself-with a little help -- Bridge Of Sound: -- Special Connection Between Music And The Brain: -- Dyslexic boy reverses his misfortune -- Mother's voice -- Rebuilding the brain from the bottom up: Autism, Attention Deficits, and Sensory Processing Disorder -- Solving the mystery at the Abbey: how music raises our spirits and energy -- Afterword to the paperback edition -- Appendix 1: General approach to TBI and brain problems -- Appendix 2: Matrix re-patterning for TBI -- Appendix 3: Neurofeedback for ADD, ADHD, Epilepsy, Anxiety and TBI -- Acknowledgments -- Notes and references -- Index.
Summary, etc.: Overview: In his groundbreaking work The Brain That Changes Itself, Norman Doidge introduced readers to neuroplasticity-the brain's ability to change its own structure and function in response to activity and mental experience. Now his revolutionary new book shows how the amazing process of neuro-plastic healing really works. The Brain's Way of Healing describes natural, noninvasive avenues into the brain provided by the energy around us-in light, sound, vibration, and movement-that can awaken the brain's own healing capacities without producing unpleasant side effects. Doidge explores cases where patients alleviated chronic pain; recovered from debilitating strokes, brain injuries, and learning disorders; overcame attention deficit and learning disorders; and found relief from symptoms of autism, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and cerebral palsy. 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.
Subject: Neuroplasticity.
Brain.
Healing.
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