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My stroke of insight : a brain scientist's personal journey / Jill Bolte Taylor.

Authors: Taylor, Jill Bolte, 1959-
Call number: 362.19681 TAY
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2008, c2006.
Publication date: 2008, c2006.
Subject: Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Taylor, Jill Bolte, 1959- -- Health.
Online: Contributor biographical information
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Title: My stroke of insight : a brain scientist's personal journey / Jill Bolte Taylor.
Edition: 1st Viking ed.
Physical description: 183 p : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents note: 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 note: 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.
ISBN: 9780670020744
0670020745
LCCN: 2008271243
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1169401
Bib No.: 1169401

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