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Jill Bolte Taylor, a Harvard-trained brain scientist, wrote a book describing her experience of surviving a stroke. For a very entertaining video of the author relating the morning she woke up to find that a blood vessel had burst in her brain click here and scroll down. She describes, with great humor, how she processed the pain, the euphoria, her struggle to summon help through the fog, and her remarkable opportunity as a scientist to observe a stroke from the inside.
For the long version of her talk, including a real human brain, click here.
Ellen Andrews