The woman who changed her brain : and other inspiring stories of pioneering brain transformation / by Barbara Arrowsmith-Young ; foreword by Norman Doidge
- Arrowsmith-Young, Barbara
- New York City : Free Press, 2012.
- 1st ed.
- Physical Description:
- 261 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; cm.
- The anatomy of resistance -- Monaghan Road -- Learning (and reversing) my ABCs -- The fog -- Brain work: Arrowsmith core principles -- University haze -- The fog is dispelled -- Lost in translation -- Hitting the wall -- Words fail -- Leap before you look -- When a picture does not paint a thousand words -- A closed book -- Nothing to write home about -- Blind to one's own body -- A school takes shape -- Lost in space -- Drawing a blank -- Seeing and not seeing -- When 2+2 does not equal 4 -- In one ear and out the other -- The impact of learning disabilities -- Words spread --Description of the cognitive deficits addressed by the Arrowsmith program -- Lobes of brain -- Brodmann Areas of the brain.
- The founder of the Arrowsmith Program shares how she overcame severe learning disabilities by developing brain exercises to combat neurological challenges, discussing what her achievements reveal about the potential for shaping the human brain.
- 9781451607932 (hardcover) and 1451607938 (hardcover)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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