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...
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"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)