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Stroke of insight

  • Published6 Aug 2013
  • Reviewed6 Aug 2013
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  • Source TED

Educator resources are meant to give access to information and teaching tools about the nervous system and related health issues. Resources target primary and secondary school levels.

Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. Listen to her astonishing story in this TED talk.

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