Doidge Releases New Book on Neuroplasticity


The Toronto Star interviews Dr. Norman Doidge, the man “who brought neuroplasticity to the masses,” about his new book The Brain’s Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity.

“His new 400-page book introduces a new generation of ‘neuroplasticians’ who are harnessing the brain’s ability to rebuild its damaged circuitry and using it to treat a range of conditions, from multiple sclerosis to attention disorders,” reports the Star.

There is also a review of the book in the Star.

Author who brought neuroplasticity to the masses has new book on the brain’s power to heal (The Toronto Star, January 23, 2015)

The Brain’s Way of Healing by Norman Doidge: Review (The Toronto Star, January 31, 2015)

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  1. Some common healing elements which can be harnessed very effectively. This has obvious overlaps with shamanistic practices.
    “As he investigated the range of work going on around the globe, Doidge noticed some striking patterns.
    Many in the field were using non-invasive forms of energy such as light, sound, vibration and motion to stimulate the brain’s electrical signals. Those patterns of electrical energy, “can be used to help it change its structure and function when it is in some way dormant, stuck or misfiring,” he says.”