Barbara Arrowsmith-Younger was born with extreme studying disabilities that brought on academics to label her as sluggish, cussed – or worse. As a baby, she learn and wrote all the pieces backwards, was bodily uncoordinated and he or she frequently received misplaced. However by counting on her formidable reminiscence and iron will, she made her approach to graduate faculty, the place she chanced upon analysis that impressed her to invent cognitive workouts to ‘repair’ her personal mind, which we now now as neuroplasticity.
The Lady Who Modified Her Mind interweaves Barbara’s private story with riveting case histories from over thirty years of working with each youngsters and adults at what grew to become the Arrowsmith College in Toronto. This exceptional e-book by a superb pioneer deepens our understanding of how the mind works. Our brains might form us, however this e-book provides clear and hopeful proof of the corollary: that we are able to form our brains.
Foreword by Norman Doidge, M. D., writer of The Mind that Adjustments Itself