My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

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A Plume Book, 2009 - 183 Seiten
Jill Bolte Taylor experienced a massive stroke in the left hemisphere of her brain. As she observed her mind deteriorate to the point that she could not walk, talk, read, write, or recall any of her life - all within four hours. It would take her eight years to fully recover. For Taylor, her stroke was a blessing and a revelation. It taught her that by 'stepping to the right' of left brains, she can uncover feelings of well-being that are often sidelined by 'brain chatter.' Taylor provides a recovery guide for those touched by brain injury and an testimony that inner peace is accessible to anyone.

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Amazing recounting of a stroke

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What does it feel like to experience a stroke? This book provides a first hand account - I couldn't put it down. Dr. Taylor also provides great information about the brain that is understandable to ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

manual for all brain owners

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This brief book should be considered a basic manual for everyone with a brain. Jill Bolte-Taylor's personal account of how her brain recovered from a stroke is packed with insight into how the two ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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