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Author Taylor, Jill Bolte, 1959-

Title My stroke of insight [text (large print)] : a brain scientist's personal journey / Jill Bolte Taylor.

Imprint Detroit : Thorndike Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Pacific Park Library Large Type Non-Fiction    362.1968 TAY    Available
Edition Large print ed.
Description 291 p. (large print) : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note Originally published: New York: Viking, 2006.
Contents 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 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-
Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- United States -- Rehabilitation.
Large type books.
ISBN 9781410410498 (lg. print : hbk. : alk. paper)
1410410498 (lg. print : hbk. : alk. paper)

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