Friday, June 27, 2008

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor - How It Feels To Have A Stroke

I always like to pass along videos that have an impact.

From Jill's website:

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is a Harvard-trained and published neuroanatomist who is afilliated with the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indiananapolis, Indiana. As the National Spokesperson for the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center (Harvard Brain Bank), she travels the country as the Singin' Scientist (listen to the Brain Bank Jingle). She is the Consulting Neuroanatomist for the Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute. Since 1993, she has been an active member of NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) and is currently the president of the NAMI Greater Bloomington Area affiliate.


Beth said...

I just heard her on "Fresh Air." She is incredible. My dad suffered a pretty severe stroke in 1980, and was never able to fully recover. It's amazing how far things have progressed since then.