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My stroke of insight : a brain scientist's personal journey

Author: Jill Bolte Taylor
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2008. ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Viking editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narrative
Nonfiction
Autobiographies
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Biography
biografi
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, Jill Bolte, 1959-
My stroke of insight.
New York : Viking, 2008
(OCoLC)743373517
Named Person: Jill Bolte Taylor; Jill Bolte Taylor; Jill Bolte Taylor; Jill Bolte Taylor; Jill Bolte Taylor; Jill Bolte Taylor
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Bolte Taylor
ISBN: 9780670020744 0670020745 9780452295544 0452295548
OCLC Number: 228441969
Awards: Winner of Books for a Better Life (Psychology) 2008
Commended for L.A. Times Book Prize (Current Interest) 2008
Description: 183 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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.
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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.

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?[T]here is comfort in better grasping what has gone wrong, and enlightenment for those around you when they grasp it too. None of us needs sympathy; what we do need is a helping hand and Read more...

 
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