Category Archives: Recovery from a Stroke

Jill Bolte Taylor’s stroke of insight

Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story. Why you should listen to her: One morning, a blood vessel in Jill Bolte Taylor’s brain exploded. As …

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