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Neuroplasticity – Lessons from “The Brain that Changes Itself” Norman Doige

Excerpt From: Norman Doidge, M.D. “The Brain That Changes Itself.” iBooks. https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewBook?id=357928935   Brain Maps And The Plastic Brain Spatial reasoning is necessary for forming a mental map of where things are. We use this kind of reasoning to organize our desks or remember where we have left our keys. Kinesthetic perception allows us to … Continue reading

How we learn

How We Learn  Highlights from David Brooks opus ‘the Social Animal’ 1. Decision Making How does the brain make decisions? e.g. about what to learn and how to learn it. According to research summarized by Brooks, the brain is an ecosystem constantly measuring the social landscape. We subconsciously form goals, ambitions, dreams and desires every … Continue reading