Posted tagged ‘Jill Taylor’

TED Treat

June 30, 2008

“Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding — she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another.”

Especially coming from a Harvard scientist, where this talk led to went past my expectations. Beautifully so.