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My stroke of insight, a brain scientist's personal journey, Jill Bolte Taylor

Summary
On the morning of December 10, 1996, Taylor, a brain scientist, experienced a massive stroke. She observed her own mind completely deteriorate. Now she shares her unique perspective on the brain and its capacity for recovery
Table of contents
Jill's pre-stroke life -- Simple science -- Hemispheric asymmetries -- Morning of the stroke -- Orchestrating my rescue -- My return to the still -- Bare to the bone -- Neurological intensive care -- Day two: the morning after -- Day three: G.G. comes to town -- Healing and preparing for surgery -- Stereotactic craniotomy -- What I needed the most -- Milestones for recovery -- My stroke of insight -- My right and left minds -- Own your power -- Cells and multidimensional circuitry -- Finding your deep inner peace -- Tending the garden
Language
eng
Literary form
non fiction
Physical description
183 p, ill., 24 cm.
ISBN
9780670020744

Library Locations

  • Berlin Public Library

    121 West Park Ave, Berlin, WI, 54923, US
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