28 March 2011

The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge, MD

I read this book a couple of years ago now and I am rereading it again.  It was a fascinating book describing how the brain functions and the latest research into neuroplasticity.  "... the discovery that the human brain is as malleable as a lump of wet clay not only in infancy, as scientists have long known, but well into hoary old age."  The above extract is from a review by Abigail Zuger, MD who reviewed this book for The New York Times in 2007.  Here is a link for the review in full 
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