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.
This is a link to a 18:44 minute video of her telling the story – well worth the time!
Click on the link below to see the video and/or read the transcript.
If you can’t view the video below, click here->Stroke of Insight