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The Custom-Made Brain: Cerebral Plasticity, Regeneration, and Enhancement

Pierre-Marie Lledo and Jean-Didier Vincent

Abstract

This book introduces the concepts of “cerebral plasticity” and the “regenerating brain,” describing what we know now about the processes through which the brain constantly reconstructs itself and the potential benefits this knowledge could have in addressing concerns for neurological, cognitive, and emotional health. It begins with a survey of the fundamental scientific developments that have led to our current understanding of the regenerative mind, elucidating the breakthrough neurobiological studies that paved the way for our present understanding of the brain's plasticity and regenerative ... More

Keywords: cerebral plasticity, regenerating brain, regenerative mind, depression, dyslexia, schizophrenia, cognitive therapy, neuroimaging, optogenetics, nanotechnology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780231164504
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231164504.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pierre-Marie Lledo, author

Jean-Didier Vincent, author

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