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The Brain’s Way of Healing

Stories of Remarkable Recoveries and Discoveries

By Norman Doidge
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The Brain’s Way of Healing: Stories of Remarkable Recoveries and Discoveries by Norman Doidge

The Brain’s Way of Healing (2015) highlights the human brain’s amazing ability to change its structure and develop new ways of coping with disorders. The brain, whether by being “rewired” to process information in new ways or by being “trained” through repetitive exercises, can overcome debilitating diseases and heal itself.

  • People suffering from a neurological disorder such as Parkinson’s or multiple sclerosis
  • Physicians and therapists who work with people trying to recover from brain damage
  • Students of neurology looking for new ways to cure old problems

Norman Doidge is a psychiatrist specializing in neuroscience and the use of alternative methods for stimulating the brain. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto, a former resident of Columbia University’s Department of Psychiatry and author of the New York Times best-selling book The Brain That Changes Itself.

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