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Brain Scientist Gets a 'Stroke of Insight'

Imagine experiencing a stroke, and knowing exactly what is happening to you. That's just what happened to brain scientist Jill Bolte Taylor when she suffered a stroke nearly a dozen years ago at age 37.

She talks about that experience and what it taught her, as detailed in her new book, My Stroke of Insight.

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