How It Feels to Have a Stroke

10/19/2012 DK 0 Comments

Jill Bolte Taylor (born 1959 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a neuroanatomic brain scientist, who specializes in the postmortem investigation of the human brain. She is affiliated with the Indiana University School of Medicine and is the national spokesperson for the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center. Her personal experience with a massive stroke, experienced in 1996 at the age of 37, and her subsequent eight-year recovery, has informed her work as a scientist and speaker. For this work, in May 2008 she was named to Time Magazine's 2008 Time 100 list of the 100 most influential people in the world. "My Stroke of Insight" received the top "Books for a Better Life" Book Award in the Science category from the New York City Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on February 23, 2009 in New York City. [Source: Wikipedia]

Jill Bolte Taylor (1959 - )

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