Jill Bolte Taylor: My stroke of insight

I have yet to find a TED talk that I do not like. This was was absolutely fascinating. Her description of seeing herself as a spirit, feeling huge, and wondering how she fits in her little body and how peaceful it was to be in that state was fascinating to me.

Jill Bolte Taylor: My stroke of insight

“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.”