THE BRAIN THAT CHANGES IT­SELF

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By Nor­man Doige. A col­lec­tion of sto­ries from the fron­tiers of brain science in­volv­ing the au­thor’s study of a cen­turies old no­tion that the adult hu­man brain is fixed and un­chang­ing. Yet he made a sci­en­tific dis­cov­ery called neu­ro­plas­tic­ity which has over­thrown that be­lief. We learn how peo­ple of av­er­age in­tel­li­gence can, with brain ex­er­cises, im­prove their cog­ni­tion and per­cep­tion, de­velop mus­cle strength and even learn mu­si­cal in­stru­ments – sim­ply by imag­ing dop­ing so. #72742 Pb $29.95

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