Saturday, July 12, 2008

this is powerful and touching

brain scientist Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor talks about her experience when she had a massive stroke (a blood vessel exploded in her left brain hemisphere) and watched as her brain functions (motion, speech, self-awareness) shut down one by one...

link to the video

"How many brain scientists have been able to study the brain from the inside out? I've gotten as much out of this experience of losing my left mind as I have in my entire academic career."
(Jill Bolte Taylor)

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