The Brain s Way of Healing

The Brain s Way of Healing
Author: Norman Doidge
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 409
Release: 2015
ISBN 10: 067002550X
ISBN 13: 9780670025503
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Brain s Way of Healing Book Review:

The New York Times best-selling author of The Brain That Changes Itself explains how the extraordinary process of neuroplastic healing really works, combining cutting-edge science with case studies, stories and real-world applications.

The Brain That Changes Itself

The Brain That Changes Itself
Author: Norman Doidge
Publsiher: Scribe Publications
Total Pages: 427
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 1921372745
ISBN 13: 9781921372742
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Brain That Changes Itself Book Review:

An astonishing new scientific discovery called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the adult human brain is fixed and unchanging. It is, instead, able to change its own structure and function, even into old age. Psychiatrist and rersearcher Norman Doidge, M.D., travelled around the United States to meet the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity, and the people whose lives they've transformed — people whose mental limitations or brain damage were previously seen as unalterable, and whose conditions had long been dismissed as hopeless. We see a woman born with half a brain that rewired itself to work as a whole; a woman labeled retarded who cured her deficits with brain exercises and now cures those of others; blind people who learn to see; learning disorders cured; IQs raised; ageing brains rejuvenated; stroke patients recovering their faculties; children with cerebral palsy learning to move more gracefully; entrenched depression and anxiety disappearing; and lifelong character traits changed. Doidge takes us onto terrain that might seem fantastic. We learn that our thoughts can switch our genes on and off, altering our brain anatomy. We learn how people of average intelligence can, with brain exercises, improve their cognition and perception, develop muscle strength, or learn to play a musical instrument — simply by imagining doing so. Using personal stories from the heart of this neuroplasticity revolution, Dr Doidge has written an immensely moving, inspiring book that will permanently alter the way we look at our brains, human nature, and human potential.

Rewire Your Brain

Rewire Your Brain
Author: John B. Arden, PhD
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2010-03-22
ISBN 10: 0470487291
ISBN 13: 9780470487297
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rewire Your Brain Book Review:

How to rewire your brain to improve virtually every aspect of your life-based on the latest research in neuroscience and psychology on neuroplasticity and evidence-based practices Not long ago, it was thought that the brain you were born with was the brain you would die with, and that the brain cells you had at birth were the most you would ever possess. Your brain was thought to be “hardwired” to function in predetermined ways. It turns out that's not true. Your brain is not hardwired, it's "softwired" by experience. This book shows you how you can rewire parts of the brain to feel more positive about your life, remain calm during stressful times, and improve your social relationships. Written by a leader in the field of Brain-Based Therapy, it teaches you how to activate the parts of your brain that have been underactivated and calm down those areas that have been hyperactivated so that you feel positive about your life and remain calm during stressful times. You will also learn to improve your memory, boost your mood, have better relationships, and get a good night sleep. Reveals how cutting-edge developments in neuroscience, and evidence-based practices can be used to improve your everyday life Other titles by Dr. Arden include: Brain-Based Therapy-Adult, Brain-Based Therapy-Child, Improving Your Memory For Dummies and Heal Your Anxiety Workbook Dr. Arden is a leader in integrating the new developments in neuroscience with psychotherapy and Director of Training in Mental Health for Kaiser Permanente for the Northern California Region Explaining exciting new developments in neuroscience and their applications to daily living, Rewire Your Brain will guide you through the process of changing your brain so you can change your life and be free of self-imposed limitations.

The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect
Author: Greg Wells
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2017-04-04
ISBN 10: 1443436941
ISBN 13: 9781443436946
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Ripple Effect Book Review:

In his new book, Dr. Greg Wells offers concrete strategies on how to get better and stay better—not just for a few weeks or a few months, but for life. Optimal well-being is obtained through a commitment to the “holy trinity” of healthy living—eating better, moving better, sleeping better. Together these lead to peak physical performance. With tremendous insight into the physiology of the human body and the reasons mankind has evolved the way it has, The Ripple Effect exposes exercise and diet myths, inspiring you and leading you on a clear path to achieving a health and fitness transformation. With small—and very achievable—daily changes in your life, you'll see the incredible effects of aggregate gains that professional athletes know. You'll learn how: Eating broccoli provides the body with more protein per calorie than eating steak Using one teaspoon less of sugar per day would help you lose four pounds of fat per year Walking for fifteen minutes per day decreases your risk of cancer by fifty per cent Playing games like tennis can prevent Alzheimer’s disease Losing ninety minutes of sleep reduces daytime alertness by nearly a third Replacing an hour of television with an hour of sleep could help you lose over fourteen pounds in a year And much more.

The Body Keeps the Score

The Body Keeps the Score
Author: Bessel A. Van der Kolk
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 445
Release: 2015
ISBN 10: 0143127748
ISBN 13: 9780143127741
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Body Keeps the Score Book Review:

An expert on traumatic stress outlines an approach to healing, explaining how traumatic stress affects brain processes and how to use innovative treatments to reactivate the mind's abilities to trust, engage others, and experience pleasure--

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders
Author: Ignacio Jáuregui Lobera
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2017-02-01
ISBN 10: 953512899X
ISBN 13: 9789535128991
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Eating Disorders Book Review:

Despite the relevance of eating disorders in the past years, the pure core of these mental disorders remains unknown. In this regard, it is not a surprise that the biopsychosocial model is the best way to go forward in order to understand and to improve the different approaches, biological (mainly neurobiological), psychological, and social, in managing these disorders. Eating disorders are frequent pathologies, many times severe and often devastating for patients and their families. Biological, psychological, and social factors are always involved in these disorders, and knowledge about the influence of these factors helps us to better understand eating disorders. This book includes different studies about main topics of eating disorders and is useful for psychologists, doctors and others interested in this disorder.

The Willpower Instinct

The Willpower Instinct
Author: Kelly McGonigal
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2011-12-29
ISBN 10: 1101553731
ISBN 13: 9781101553732
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Willpower Instinct Book Review:

Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course "The Science of Willpower," The Willpower Instinct is the first book to explain the science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve our health, happiness, and productivity. Informed by the latest research and combining cutting-edge insights from psychology, economics, neuroscience, and medicine, The Willpower Instinct explains exactly what willpower is, how it works, and why it matters. For example, readers will learn: • Willpower is a mind-body response, not a virtue. It is a biological function that can be improved through mindfulness, exercise, nutrition, and sleep. • Willpower is not an unlimited resource. Too much self-control can actually be bad for your health. • Temptation and stress hijack the brain's systems of self-control, but the brain can be trained for greater willpower • Guilt and shame over your setbacks lead to giving in again, but self-forgiveness and self-compassion boost self-control. • Giving up control is sometimes the only way to gain self-control. • Willpower failures are contagious—you can catch the desire to overspend or overeat from your friends­­—but you can also catch self-control from the right role models. In the groundbreaking tradition of Getting Things Done, The Willpower Instinct combines life-changing prescriptive advice and complementary exercises to help readers with goals ranging from losing weight to more patient parenting, less procrastination, better health, and greater productivity at work.

The Brain That Changes Itself

The Brain That Changes Itself
Author: Norman Doidge
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2007-03-15
ISBN 10: 1101147113
ISBN 13: 9781101147115
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Brain That Changes Itself Book Review:

“Fascinating. Doidge’s book is a remarkable and hopeful portrait of the endless adaptability of the human brain.”—Oliver Sacks, MD, author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat What is neuroplasticity? Is it possible to change your brain? Norman Doidge’s inspiring guide to the new brain science explains all of this and more An astonishing new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the human brain is immutable, and proving that it is, in fact, possible to change your brain. Psychoanalyst, Norman Doidge, M.D., traveled the country to meet both the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity, its healing powers, and the people whose lives they’ve transformed—people whose mental limitations, brain damage or brain trauma 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 marvelous stories to probe mysteries of the body, emotion, love, sex, culture, and education, Dr. Doidge has written an immensely moving, inspiring book that will permanently alter the way we look at our brains, human nature, and human potential.

Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury

Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury
Author: Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on Nutrition, Trauma, and the Brain
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 444
Release: 2011-07-01
ISBN 10: 0309210089
ISBN 13: 9780309210089
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury Book Review:

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) accounts for up to one-third of combat-related injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to some estimates. TBI is also a major problem among civilians, especially those who engage in certain sports. At the request of the Department of Defense, the IOM examined the potential role of nutrition in the treatment of and resilience against TBI.

Healing the Addicted Brain

Healing the Addicted Brain
Author: Harold Urschel
Publsiher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2009-04-01
ISBN 10: 140222382X
ISBN 13: 9781402223822
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Healing the Addicted Brain Book Review:

New York Times Bestseller! "New, scientifically-based approaches that recognize the biological basis of addiction have brought major advances in the treatment of addiction. Dr. Urschel is at the forefront of this treatment paradigm." Dr. Larry Hanselka, Psychologist The Proven Scientific Approach to Conquering Addiction and Defeating the Disease Healing the Addicted Brain is a breakthrough work that focuses on treating drug and alcohol addiction as a biological disease—based on the Recovery Science program that has helped thousands of patients defeat their addictions over the past 10 years. It combines the best behavioral addiction treatments with the latest scientific research into brain functions, providing tools and strategies designed to overcome the biological factors that cause addictive behavior along with proven treatments and medications. Using this scientific approach, you will learn to conquer the physical factors that keep people tied to drug and alcohol addiction. The proven fact is addiction is not a moral failing or an issue of not having enough willpower. It is a disease of the brain that can and must be treated like other chronic medical illnesses —such as diabetes, hypertension, or asthma—in order to defeat the disease. This revolutionary program can triple the success rate of patients, from 20-30% to 90% There Is Hope. By understanding addiction and using 21st-century breakthroughs, for the first time drug and alcohol addiction can be, and will be, defeated.

Seven and a Half Lessons about the Brain

Seven and a Half Lessons about the Brain
Author: Lisa Feldman Barrett
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2020-11-17
ISBN 10: 0358157145
ISBN 13: 9780358157144
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Seven and a Half Lessons about the Brain Book Review:

From the author of How Emotions Are Made, a myth-busting primer on the brain, in the tradition of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Neuroscience

Neuroscience
Author: Mark F. Bear,Barry W. Connors,Michael A. Paradiso
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 857
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 9780781760034
ISBN 13: 0781760038
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuroscience Book Review:

Accompanying compact disc titled "Student CD-ROM to accompany Neuroscience : exploring the brain" includes animations, videos, exercises, glossary, and answers to review questions in Adobe Acrobat PDF and other file formats.

Incognito

Incognito
Author: David Eagleman
Publsiher: Vintage
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2011-05-31
ISBN 10: 0307379787
ISBN 13: 9780307379788
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Incognito Book Review:

If the conscious mind—the part you consider to be you—is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing? In this sparkling and provocative new book, the renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate surprising mysteries: Why can your foot move halfway to the brake pedal before you become consciously aware of danger ahead? Why do you hear your name being mentioned in a conversation that you didn’t think you were listening to? What do Ulysses and the credit crunch have in common? Why did Thomas Edison electrocute an elephant in 1916? Why are people whose names begin with J more likely to marry other people whose names begin with J? Why is it so difficult to keep a secret? And how is it possible to get angry at yourself—who, exactly, is mad at whom? Taking in brain damage, plane spotting, dating, drugs, beauty, infidelity, synesthesia, criminal law, artificial intelligence, and visual illusions, Incognito is a thrilling subsurface exploration of the mind and all its contradictions.

Healing the Broken Brain

Healing the Broken Brain
Author: Mike Dow, Dr.,David Dow
Publsiher: Hay House, Inc
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2017-05-02
ISBN 10: 1401952666
ISBN 13: 9781401952662
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Healing the Broken Brain Book Review:

Dr. Mike Dow is a best-selling author, psychotherapist, and relationship expert. So why is he writing a book about stroke? Well, what you probably don’t know about Dr. Mike is that his younger brother, David, is a stroke survivor. What’s more, David’s stroke happened when he only 10 years old. This means most of Dr. Mike’s teenage years were spent witnessing what his family was dealing with trying to find the best treatments for David. He struggled to know what to do to help his brother. He watched helplessly as his brother wrestled with depression, trying to find the motivation to recover on top of the challenges of adolescence. He mourned the loss of what could have been —and he was angry. How his family would have loved to sit down with top experts in stroke to find out what they should be doing and have their questions answered. Now Dr. Mike has the ability to do just that, and he’s doing it so that others in his family’s position don’t have the same struggle. Armed with questions from stroke survivors and their loved ones, Dr. Mike talks with the best clinicians across the country to get over 100 answers you need to know to maximize your recovery.

When Listening Comes Alive

When Listening Comes Alive
Author: Paul Madaule
Publsiher: Norval, Ont. : Moulin Publishing
Total Pages: 204
Release: 1994-01-01
ISBN 10: 9780969707912
ISBN 13: 0969707916
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

When Listening Comes Alive Book Review:

Describes the Tomatis method to improve listening skills at different stages of human development and for disorders such as dyslexia.

Neuroplasticity Your Brain s Superpower

Neuroplasticity  Your Brain s Superpower
Author: Philippe Douyon MD
Publsiher: Izzard Ink
Total Pages: 116
Release: 2019-04-23
ISBN 10: 1642281018
ISBN 13: 9781642281019
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuroplasticity Your Brain s Superpower Book Review:

We live in a time in which more than 100 million Americans suffer from a neurological illness. Not only is that number expected to rise and the annual cost to care for people with neurological disorders expected to surpass 1 trillion dollars, but the impact of these illnesses on our lives is unlike any other. Neurological disorders affect every fiber of our being. They cause physical, psychological, emotional, and cognitive impairments. They rob us of our lives and families in a way that diseases of other organs can’t. Oftentimes it seems that we are helpless to do anything about it. But, what if that wasn’t true? Neuroplasticity: Your Brain’s Superpower empowers us to have a different relationship with our brains. Instead of just succumbing to whatever potential dysfunction, degeneration, or disease that may impact our nervous system, in this book we explore the ways in which we can give our brains exactly what they need to adapt, heal, and thrive. Neuroplasticity: Your Brain’s Superpower takes us on a journey through things that influence the evolution of our brains, including various diseases. Not only do we learn about these illnesses, but also about the potential healing that can take place after the injury. This book expands the conversation about brain health so that we can include the principles of neuroplasticity to help us take control of our neurological destinies.

Soft wired

Soft wired
Author: Michael Merzenich, Dr, PhD,Michael M. Merzenich
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 9780989432825
ISBN 13: 0989432823
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Soft wired Book Review:

What if you had the power to change your brain for the better? In Soft-Wired, Dr. Michael Merzenich--a world authority on brain plasticity--explains how the brain rewires itself across the lifespan, and how you can take control of that process to improve your life. In addition to fascinating descriptions of how your brain has produced your unique memories, skills, quirks, and emotions, Soft-Wired offers sound advice for evaluating your brain and gives clear, specific, scientifically proven guidance for how to rejuvenate, remodel, and reshape your brain to improve it at any age.

The Art of Thinking Clearly

The Art of Thinking Clearly
Author: Rolf Dobelli
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2014-05-06
ISBN 10: 0062359800
ISBN 13: 9780062359803
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art of Thinking Clearly Book Review:

Have you ever . . . Invested time in something that, in hindsight, just wasn't worth it? Paid too much in an eBay auction? Continued to do something you knew was bad for you? Sold stocks too late, or too early? Taken credit for success, but blamed failure on external circumstances? Backed the wrong horse? These are examples of what the author calls cognitive biases, simple errors all of us make in day-to-day thinking. But by knowing what they are and how to identify them, we can avoid them and make better choices: whether in dealing with personal problems or business negotiations, trying to save money or earn profits, or merely working out what we really want in life—and strategizing the best way to get it. Already an international bestseller, The Art of Thinking Clearly distills cutting-edge research from behavioral economics, psychology, and neuroscience into a clever, practical guide for anyone who's ever wanted to be wiser and make better decisions. A novelist, thinker, and entrepreneur, Rolf Dobelli deftly shows that in order to lead happier, more prosperous lives, we don't need extra cunning, new ideas, shiny gadgets, or more frantic hyperactivity—all we need is less irrationality. Simple, clear, and always surprising, this indispensable book will change the way you think and transform your decision making—at work, at home, every day. From why you shouldn't accept a free drink to why you should walk out of a movie you don't like, from why it's so hard to predict the future to why you shouldn't watch the news, The Art of Thinking Clearly helps solve the puzzle of human reasoning.

Waking the Tiger

Waking the Tiger
Author: Peter A. Levine,Ann Frederick
Publsiher: North Atlantic Books
Total Pages: 274
Release: 1997
ISBN 10: 9781556432330
ISBN 13: 155643233X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Waking the Tiger Book Review:

A straightforward and drug-free approach to dealing with trauma and behavioral disorders, this book presents simple "first aid" tools to help prevent traumatic reactions from developing in the aftermath of "overwhelm" and injury. Thoroughly investigated, this work is based upon the author's years of work with numerous stress and trauma victims. Illustrations.

The Healing Journey

The Healing Journey
Author: Alastair J. Cunningham
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 176
Release: 1999-12-10
ISBN 10: 9781552631072
ISBN 13: 1552631079
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Healing Journey Book Review:

The Healing Journey is a progressive, stepwise program for cancer patients interested in doing more to help themselves, as an addition to conventional medical treatment.