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The healing brain

April 19th, 2015

Episode 304 of 1326 episodes

The discovery that our brains can adapt their physical structure in response to mental experience was put in the spotlight several years ago by Dr. Norman Doidge. This adaptation has become known as neuroplasticity, and in his latest book Norman Doidge writes about the brain even being able to heal itself without surgery.