"Williams reveals a more nuanced understanding of how our brains really work that is both empowering and insightful."
The Irish Times
“Williams writes in a familiar, dinner-party style, delighting guests with tales of her exploits…. ”
New York Times Book Review
"It can be difficult to find quality [self-help] works within the sea of quantity . . . Williams strikes a home run in this brilliantly written and expertly researched book."
Can you really rewire an adult brain?
OVERRIDE (UK and Australia) / MY PLASTIC BRAIN (US and Canada) chronicles Caroline Williams’s year-long mission to find out.
Visiting the labs of top neuroscientists and volunteering herself as a guinea pig in neuroscience studies, she challenges researchers to make real world changes to her own brain.
Trying methods from high-tech electrical brain stimulation to the ancient art of meditation, she finds out what, if anything, neuroscience can do for us.
*NB Don't buy both! This is the same book, just with different covers in different regions