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Title:
My stroke of insight : a brain scientist's personal journey / Jill Bolte Taylor.
Call Number:
362.19681 TAY
Publication Date:
2008, c2006.
Edition:
1st Viking ed.
Publisher:
New York : Viking, 2008, c2006.
Physical Description:
183 p : ill. ; 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.
Summary:
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.
Horizon Bib Number:
1169401
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