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Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor’s Stroke of Insight

Posted in 2014 with tags , , , , on December 22, 2014 by THE BOLDCORSICANFLAME AND CAPITAINE FLAMME INTREPIDE

Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding — she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another.

 

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