Neurologists Park City UT

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Michael L Goldstein, MD
(801) 262-3441
1151 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT
Business
Western Neurological Associates PC
Specialties
Neurology

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Christopher Jones
(801) 581-2016
375 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Pediatric Neurology

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Dennis D Thoen
(801) 262-3441
1151 East 3900 South
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Neurology

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Dr.Walter Reichert
(801) 262-3441
1151 E 3900 S # B120
Salt Lake City, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1972
Speciality
Neurologist
General Information
Hospital: L D S Hospital, Salt Lake Cty, Ut
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.5, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Michael Louis Goldstein, MD
(801) 262-3441
1151 E 3900 S Ste 150
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Primary Childrens Med Center, Salt Lake Cty, Ut
Group Practice: Western Neurological Assoc

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Alan Jay Goldman, MD
(714) 368-5158
PO Box 981298
Park City, UT
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1971

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Sylvia Beatriz Rojas, MD
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 2000

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Ross Eliott Lipton, MD
(801) 453-0176
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr.Michael Goldstein
(801) 262-3441
1151 E 3900 S # B120
Salt Lake City, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1970
Speciality
Neurologist
General Information
Hospital: Primary Childrens Med Center, Salt Lake Cty, Ut
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Jeffrey C Margetts
(801) 264-9521
1250 E 3900 S Ste 200
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Neurosurgery

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The Flexible Brain

Modern scanning technology has shown that our brains can
adapt to changing circumstances at any age—if we let them.

April 2010

by Lisa James

Susan Barry’s eyes crossed when she was three months old. When she looked at something with her left eye, her right eye would turn in, and vice versa. But after three childhood surgeries corrected her appearance “I assumed I had fine vision, even though I had a hard time learning how to drive,” says Barry, a professor of biological sciences at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts. “Then I got into college and learned I didn’t have stereovision—I took all these 3D tests and didn’t pass them.” Barry had strabismus, a misalignment of the eyes that confuses the brain and causes loss of 3D vision.

What’s worse, “the same day I learned I didn’t have stereovision I learned I could never get it,” says Barry. That’s because the developing brain was thought to be like a vat of drying concrete: The flexibility that allowed a young child’s brain to acquire skills such as stereovision was simply lost by the time a person reached adulthood. Barry would even use herself as an example in passing along that conventional wisdom to her students.

Barry’s perspective changed, literally and figuratively, when she consulted a developmental optometrist, someone who specializes in problems with binocular vision. “She told me, ‘Your eyes don’t point at the same place in space at the same time,’” Barry recalls. Barry started doing vision exercises with aids such as a Brock string, a series of colored beads on a string that taught her eyes how to work in unison.

At age 48, Barry was finally able to perceive 3D images. “The first time you see in stereo is incredible,” says Barry, who has written about her experience in Fixing My Gaze: A Scientist’s Journey into Seeing in Three Dimensions (Basic Books). “You see that the leaves on a tree have layers of depth; before that the tree seemed sort of flat.”

Barry’s eyes remained the same, but her brain had changed. So had her beliefs about the brain’s limitations. Barry had experienced neuroplasticity, the idea that the brain is capable of renewing itself and remaining flexible no matter how old you are.

New Pathways

The brain contains about 100 billion neurons, which carry the electrical charges that make up nerve impulses. They do not touch each other directly. Instead, chemicals called neurotransmitters carry messages across small spaces known as synapses between neurons.

Over the past several decades, sophisticated brain scans such as functional MRI (fMRI) and PET have turned scientific thinking about the brain on its head. “They began to see that different areas of the brain build more synapses,” says Patt Lind-Kyle, leader of workshops in brain/mind exploration and author of Heal Your Mind, Rewire Your Brain (Energy Psychology Press, www.healrewireyourbrain.com ). “In the areas that you use, brain cells grow and multiply.” Barry says that su...

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