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The brain that changes itself : stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science / Norman Doidge

By: Doidge, Norman.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2007Description: 427 páginas ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780143113102.Subject(s): Mente y cerebro | Cerebro | Neuroplasticidad | Neurobiología | Memoria -- Aspectos psicológicosDDC classification: 153.4
Contents:
1. A woman perpetually falling. rescued by the man who discovered the plasticity of our senses ; 2. Building herself a better brain. A woman labeled "retarded" discovers how to heal herself ; 3. Redesigning the brain. A scientist changes brains to sharpen perception and memory, increase speed of thought, and heal learning problems ; 4. Acquiring tastes and loves. What neuroplasticity teaches about sexual attraction and love ; 5. Midnight resurrections. Stroke victims learn to move and speak again ; 6. Brain lock unlocked : using plasticity to stop worries, obsessions, compulsions, and bad habits ; 7. Pain : the dark side of plasticity ; 8. Imagination : how thinking makes it so ; 9. Turning our ghosts into ancestors : psychoanalysis as a neuroplastic therapy ; 10. Rejuvenation : the discovery of the neuronal stem cell and lessons for preserving our brains ; 11. More than the sum of her parts : a woman shows us how radically plastic the brain can be ; Appendix 1. The culturally modified brain ; Appendix 2. Plasticity and the idea of progress.
Abstract: ¿Qué es la neuroplasticidad? ¿Es posible cambiar tu cerebro? La guía inspiradora de Norman Doidge para la nueva ciencia del cerebro explica todo esto y más Una nueva ciencia asombrosa llamada neuroplasticidad está derrocando la noción centenaria de que el cerebro humano es inmutable, y está demostrando que, de hecho, es posible cambiar su cerebro. El psicoanalista, Norman Doidge, MD, viajó por el país para conocer a los brillantes científicos que defienden la neuroplasticidad, sus poderes curativos y a las personas cuyas vidas han transformado: las personas cuyas limitaciones mentales, daño cerebral o trauma cerebral se consideraron inalterables.
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1. A woman perpetually falling. rescued by the man who discovered the plasticity of our senses ; 2. Building herself a better brain. A woman labeled "retarded" discovers how to heal herself ; 3. Redesigning the brain. A scientist changes brains to sharpen perception and memory, increase speed of thought, and heal learning problems ; 4. Acquiring tastes and loves. What neuroplasticity teaches about sexual attraction and love ; 5. Midnight resurrections. Stroke victims learn to move and speak again ; 6. Brain lock unlocked : using plasticity to stop worries, obsessions, compulsions, and bad habits ; 7. Pain : the dark side of plasticity ; 8. Imagination : how thinking makes it so ; 9. Turning our ghosts into ancestors : psychoanalysis as a neuroplastic therapy ; 10. Rejuvenation : the discovery of the neuronal stem cell and lessons for preserving our brains ; 11. More than the sum of her parts : a woman shows us how radically plastic the brain can be ; Appendix 1. The culturally modified brain ; Appendix 2. Plasticity and the idea of progress.

¿Qué es la neuroplasticidad? ¿Es posible cambiar tu cerebro? La guía inspiradora de Norman Doidge para la nueva ciencia del cerebro explica todo esto y más

Una nueva ciencia asombrosa llamada neuroplasticidad está derrocando la noción centenaria de que el cerebro humano es inmutable, y está demostrando que, de hecho, es posible cambiar su cerebro. El psicoanalista, Norman Doidge, MD, viajó por el país para conocer a los brillantes científicos que defienden la neuroplasticidad, sus poderes curativos y a las personas cuyas vidas han transformado: las personas cuyas limitaciones mentales, daño cerebral o trauma cerebral se consideraron inalterables.

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