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

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Linn Libraries Consortium. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Albany Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie Library 921 TAYLO (Text) IALBO02315396R Nonfiction Available -
Main Library 921 TAYLO (Text) IALBO02284501K Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780670020744
  • ISBN: 0670020745
  • Physical Description: 183 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Viking edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2008.

Content descriptions

Formatted 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, etc.: 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.
Subject: Taylor, Jill Bolte, 1959- > Health.
Cerebrovascular disease > Patients > United States > Biography.
Cerebrovascular disease > Patients > Rehabilitation.

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