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Doidge, Norman

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Works: 24 works in 118 publications in 11 languages and 3,583 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Popular works  Case studies  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Host, Author of screenplay
Classifications: QP363.3, 612.8
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Publications about Norman Doidge
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Most widely held works by Norman Doidge
The brain that changes itself : stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science by Norman Doidge( Book )
52 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,833 libraries worldwide
A new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the old notion that the human brain is immutable. Psychoanalyst Doidge 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 more grace, depression and anxiety disorders successfully treated, and lifelong character traits changed. Using these stories to probe mysteries of the body, emotion, love, sex, culture, and education, Dr. Doidge has written an inspiring book that will permanently alter the way we look at our brains, human nature, and human potential.--From publisher description
The brain that changes itself [stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science] by Norman Doidge( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
"Fascinating. Doidge's book is a remarkable and hopeful portrait of the endless adaptability of the human brain." -- Oliver Sacks. The discovery that our thoughts can change the structure and function of our brains -- even into old age -- is the most important breakthrough in neuroscience in four centuries. In this revolutionary look at the brain, bestselling author, psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst Norman Doidge, M.D., introduces both the brilliant scientists championing this new science of neuroplasticity and the astonishing progress of the people whose lives they've transformed. Introducing principles we can all use as well as a riveting collection of case histories -- stroke patients cured, a woman with half a brain that rewired itself to work as a whole, learning and emotional disorders overcome, IQs raised, and aging brains rejuvenated -- The brain that changes itself has "implications for all human beings, not to mention human culture, human learning and human history" (The New York times)
The Brain that changes itself ( visu )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
"For centuries the human brain has been thought of as incapable of fundamental change. People suffering from neurological defects, brain damage or strokes were usually written off as hopeless cases. But recent and continuing research into the human brain is radically changing how we look at the potential for neurological recovery. The human brain, as we are now quickly learning, has a remarkable ability to change itself - to rewire itself. Based upon the best-selling book by Toronto psychiatrist and researcher Dr. Norman Doidge, this documentary presents a strong case for reconsidering how we view the human brain. Dr. Doidge travels throughout North America to meet some of the pioneering researchers who made revolutionary discoveries about the plasticity of the brain. He also visits with the people who have been most affected by this research - the patients whose lives have forever been changed - people once thought of as incurable who are now living normal lives."
Gai bian shi da nao de tian xing : cong da nao fa hui zi yu li de gu shi zhong fa xian shen jing ke su xing by Norman Doidge( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 56 libraries worldwide
The brain that changes itself neuroplasticity in clinical practice ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Explore new and challenging perspectives on: The Limits of the Hardwired Brain; How Thought Changes Matter; The Plasticity Paradox ;The Brain as a Muscle; The “Ski Slope” Model of Brain Change
Changing your mind ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Dr. Doidge takes us through some very compelling neurological cases to illustrate how the changing brain plays an important role in treating mental diseases and disorders. Explores the latest research that is offering hope to those suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and even schizophrenia
The brain's way of healing : remarkable discoveries and recoveries from the frontiers of neuroplasticity by Norman Doidge( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
"Norman Doidge's revolutionary new book shows, for the first time, how the amazing process of neuroplastic healing really works. It describes natural, non-invasive avenues into the brain provided by the forms of energy around us--light, sound, vibration, movement--which pass through our senses and our bodies to awaken the brain's own healing capacities without producing unpleasant side effects. Doidge explores cases where patients alleviated years of chronic pain or recovered from debilitating strokes or accidents; children on the autistic spectrum or with learning disorders normalizing; symptoms of multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and cerebral palsy radically improved, and other near-miracle recoveries. 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"--
The brain's way of healing remarkable discoveries and recoveries from the frontiers of neuroplasticity by Norman Doidge( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The New York Times bestselling author of The Brain That Changes Itself presents astounding advances in the treatment of brain injury and illnessIn The Brain That Changes Itself, Norman Doidge described the most important breakthrough in our understanding of the brain in four hundred years: the discovery that the brain can change its own structure and function in response to mental experience--what we call neuroplasticity.His revolutionary new audiobook shows, for the first time, how the amazing process of neuroplastic healing really works. It describes natural, non-invasive avenues into the brain provided by the forms of energy around us--light, sound, vibration, movement--which pass through our senses and our bodies to awaken the brain's own healing capacities without producing unpleasant side effects. Doidge explores cases where patients alleviated years of chronic pain or recovered from debilitating strokes or accidents; children on the autistic spectrum or with learning disorders normalizing; symptoms of multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and cerebral palsy radically improved, and other near-miracle recoveries. 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
Neustart im Kopf - Wie sich unser Gehirn selbst repariert Regie: Mike Sheerin, Norman Doidge ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
So allgemeinverständlich wie der britische Neurologe und Schriftsteller Oliver Sacks erklärt auch der kanadische Psychiater und Psychoanalytiker Norman Doidge in seinem Buch "Neustart im Kopf - Wie sich unser Gehirn selbst repariert" das Prinzip der neuronalen Plastizität und der Anpassungsfähigkeit des Gehirns. Anhand einiger erstaunlicher klinischer Fälle stellt er Ergebnisse der Hirnforschung vor. Die Dokumentation vermittelt äußerst anschaulich die Fähigkeit des menschlichen Gehirns, sich strukturell und funktional umzuorganisieren. Ärzte und Wissenschaftler, die mit ihren kreativen Ansätzen zur Erweiterung des neurologischen und neurobiologischen Wissens beigetragen haben, geben unterhaltsame Einblicke in ihre Arbeit. Dieser neuartige Blick auf das menschliche Gehirn und seine lebenslange Entwicklung eröffnet ungeahnte Perspektiven für Bildung und Kultur und offenbart das Anpassungspotenzial des Menschen. (www.arte.tv, 12.2009)
El cerebro se cambia a sí mismo by Norman Doidge( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Brain's way of healing : remarkable brain recoveries and discoveries from the frontiers ... of neuroplasticity by Norman Doidge( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Nō wa kiseki o okosu = The brain that changes itself ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The woman who changed her brain : and other inspiring stories of pioneering brain transformation by Barbara Arrowsmith-Young( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Barbara Arrowsmith-Young was born with severe learning disabilities that caused teachers to label her slow, stubborn'or worse. As a child, she read and wrote everything backward, struggled to process concepts in language, continually got lost, and was physically uncoordinated. She could make no sense of an analogue clock. But by relying on her formidable memory and iron will, she made her way to graduate school, where she chanced upon research that inspired her to invent cognitive exercises to "fix" her own brain. The Woman Who Changed Her Brain interweaves her personal tale with riveting case histories from her more than thirty years of working with both children and adults. Recent discoveries in neuroscience have conclusively demonstrated that, by engaging in certain mental tasks or activities, we actually change the structure of our brains'from the cells themselves to the connections between cells. The capability of nerve cells to change is known as neuroplasticity, and Arrowsmith-Young has been putting it into practice for decades. With great inventiveness, after combining two lines of research, Barbara developed unusual cognitive calisthenics that radically increased the functioning of her weakened brain areas to normal and, in some areas, even above-normal levels. She drew on her intellectual strengths to determine what types of drills were required to target the specific nature of her learning problems, and she managed to conquer her cognitive deficits. Starting in the late 1970s, she has continued to expand and refine these exercises, which have benefited thousands of individuals. Barbara founded Arrowsmith School in Toronto in 1980 and then the Arrowsmith Program to train teachers and to implement this highly effective methodology in schools all over North America. Her work is revealed as one of the first examples of neuroplasticity's extensive and practical application. The idea that self-improvement can happen in the brain has now caught fire. The Woman Who Changed Her Brain powerfully and poignantly illustrates how the lives of children and adults struggling with learning disorders can be dramatically transformed. This remarkable book by a brilliant pathbreaker deepens our understanding of how the brain works and of the brain's profound impact on how we participate in the world. Our brains shape us, but this book offers clear and hopeful evidence of the corollary: we can shape our brains
Changing your mind ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
For centuries the human adult brain has been thought to be incapable of fundamental change. Now the discovery and growing awareness of neuroplasticity has revolutionised our understanding of the brain - and has opened the door to new treatments and potential cures for many disorders and diseases once thought incurable. Neuroscience is past viewing the human brain as a machine, as it once did, where, if one part breaks down or doesn't work properly, the function it performed is permanently gone. Indeed, in just the past few years, scientists have built on our knowledge that our brains are constantly changing their structure and function and that the adult brain is not 'hard-wired' but plastic - always changing. In the documentary, Changing Your Mind, Toronto psychiatrist Dr Norman Doidge (author of the best- selling book 'The Brain That Changes Itself') takes viewers through some very compelling neurological cases to illustrate how the changing brain plays an important role in treating various disorders - including ailments like obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and even schizophrenia
The brain that changes itself ( Article )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"The discovery of neuroplasticity, the fact that thoughts can change the structure and function of our brains, even into old age, is one of the most important breakthroughs in our understanding of the brain in recent times"--Container
Changing your mind ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
For centuries the human adult brain has been thought to be incapable of fundamental change. Now the discovery and growing awareness of neuroplasticity has revolutionised our understanding of the brain. Dr Norman Doidge ('The Brain That Changes Itself') takes viewers through some very compelling neurological cases to illustrate how the changing brain plays an important role in treating mental disorders and diseases that were once thought incurable
The brain's way of healing : stories of remarkable recoveries and discoveries by Norman Doidge( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Neustart im Kopf Heilung bei psychischen Störungen ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
Den levende hjernen som endrer seg selv : historier om personlig triumf fra frontlinjene i hjerneforskning by Norman Doidge( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Norwegian and held by 1 library worldwide
Les étonnants pouvoirs de transformation du cerveau : guérir grâce à la neuroplasticité by Norman Doidge( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
ドイジ, ノーマン
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English (83)
French (8)
Italian (5)
German (4)
Chinese (3)
Japanese (2)
Hebrew (2)
Spanish (2)
Turkish (1)
Russian (1)
Norwegian (1)
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