Saturday, March 15, 2008

Neurologist's thought-provoking and heartfelt lecture on the nature of our being

As a Harvard-trained neuroanatomist, Jill Bolte Taylor has always known more about brains than most people. But when a blood clot triggered her own stroke, she suddenly had a front-row seat on the deterioration of the brain.

Dr. Taylor recounts the details of her stroke and the amazing insights she gained from it in a riveting
18-minute video of her speech at the Technology, Entertainment, Design Conference in Monterey, Calif., last month (Jan 2008). Her fascinating lecture includes a detailed explanation of the differences between the left and right sides of the brain...