The Brain That Changes Itself

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The Brain That Changes Itself
The Brain That Changes Itself --- book cover.jpg
First edition cover
Author Norman Doidge
Country United States
Language English
Subject Neuroplasticity
Genre Non-fiction
Publisher Viking Press
Publication date
2007
Media type Print, e-book
Pages 427 pp.
ISBN 9781101147115
OCLC 71189897
612.8 22
LC Class QP363.3 .D65 2007

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science[1] is a book on neuroplasticity by psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Norman Doidge.

The New York Times gave a mostly positive review of the book.[2]

'The International Journal of Psychoanalysis published a negative book review essay critical of Doidge's writings. The review claims that neuroscience is irrelevant to the study of psychoanalysis.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Doidge, Norman (2007) The Brain that changes itself: stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science. ISBN 978-0-670-03830-5 (hc.) / ISBN 978-0-14-311310-2 (pbk.)
  2. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/29/health/29book.html
  3. ^ Carmeli Zvi. "The case against neuroplastic analysis: A further illustration of the irrelevance of neuroscience to psychoanalysis through a critique of Doidge'sThe Brain that Changes Itself". The International Journal of Psychoanalysis. 94: 391–410. doi:10.1111/1745-8315.12022. 
  4. ^ Carmeli Zvi, Blass Rachel (2013). "The case against neuroplastic analysis: A further illustration of the irrelevance of neuroscience to psychoanalysis through a critique of Doidge's The Brain that Changes Itself". The International Journal of Psychoanalysis. 94 (2): 391–410. doi:10.1111/1745-8315.12022. 

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