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Doidge, Norman

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Works: 25 works in 105 publications in 11 languages and 3,472 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Television adaptations  Popular works 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Host, Speaker
Classifications: QP363.3, 612.8
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Publications about Norman Doidge
Publications by Norman Doidge
Most widely held works about Norman Doidge
 
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 )
34 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,711 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 379 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 164 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."
Les étonnants pouvoirs de transformation du cerveau : guérir grâce à la neuroplasticité by Norman Doidge( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Le cerveau a la capacité de s'adapter, de compenser les déficiences dues à des lésions, des traumatismes ou des handicaps de naissance. A travers des analyses détaillées de cas, accompagnées d'entretiens avec des spécialistes, l'auteur, psychanalyste, illustre cette étonnante capacité du cerveau à se réparer
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
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 that changes itself neuroplasticity in clinical practice ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 15 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
Plastichnostʹ mozga : potri︠a︡sai︠u︡shchie fakty o tom, kak mysli sposobny meni︠a︡tʹ strukturu i funkt︠s︡ii nashego mozga by Norman Doidge( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Russian and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Il cervello infinito : alle frontiere della neuroscienza : storie di persone che hanno cambiato il proprio cervello by Norman Doidge( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Italian and held by 6 libraries worldwide
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
Nō wa kiseki o okosu = The brain that changes itself ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 3 libraries worldwide
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2 editions published in 2009 in Hebrew and held by 3 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
Kendini değiştiren beyin : beyin biliminin sınırlarından kişisel başarı öyküleri by Norman Doidge( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in Turkish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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
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
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
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
The brain that changes itself ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library 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."
 
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Alternative Names
ドイジ, ノーマン
Languages
English (74)
French (7)
Italian (4)
Chinese (3)
Japanese (2)
Hebrew (2)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
Turkish (1)
Russian (1)
Norwegian (1)
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