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The Woman Who Changed Her Brain - a book by Arrowsmith-Young, Barbara

The Woman Who Changed Her Brain

How I Left My Learning Disability Behind and Other Stories of Cognitive Transformation

The Woman Who Changed Her Brain( )
Author: Arrowsmith-Young, Barbara
Foreword by: Doidge, Norman
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Free Press
Imprint:Free Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

A bestseller in Canada and Australia, this is the incredible story of a woman who struggled with severe learning disabilities, built herself a better brain, and started a program that has helped thousands of others do the same. Barbara Arrowsmith-Young was born with severe learning disabilities. As a child, she read and wrote everything backward, struggled to comprehend language, and was continually getting lost. But by relying on her formidable memory, she made her...
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Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Cognitive Psychology & Cognition
Social Science / Women's Studies
Biography & Autobiography / Women
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.375 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.611 Pounds
Author Biography
Arrowsmith-Young, Barbara (Author)
Norman Doidge is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. He is on the research faculty at Columbia University's Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research and on the faculty at the University of Toronto's Department of Psychiatry. He is the author of several books including The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science and The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity.


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