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My Stroke of Insight

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Taylor is a successful neuroanatomist and an advocate for the mentally ill. In 1996, at age 37, a blood vessel exploded in her brain, triggering a massive stroke. This account of the event and its ... Read full review

Review: My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

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Powerful ideas but the writing didn't move me like I thought it should. Inspiring courage and self-reflection. Read full review

Review: My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

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I wss listening to this book but I think it would be a much better to read. I want to flip back and reread the references to the sections of the brain that are affected by her stroke. I may borrow a ... Read full review

Review: My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

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This book is amazing and a quick read so far - highly recommended! Read full review

Review: My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

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omg! amazing book! clearly explains the functions of the left brain, the right brain, and how they should be used in equal balance. Read full review

Review: My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

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BIO Taylor, J, 2008 - LivingOprah.com recommendation; Shoshanapnw gave 3 stars Read full review

Review: My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

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I saw the author on Oprah and was mesmerized by her story. One of those books I just HAVE to read. Read full review

Review: My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

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Saw a special about this woman on the evening news and with her IU Bloomington ties, I was even more intrigued. Read full review

Review: My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

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Want to know what a stroke feels like from the inside out described by a brain scientist who actually experienced a stroke and was able to detail the event upon recovery? Dr. Taylor also describes her ... Read full review

Review: My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

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Very good book written by a brain scientist who one day was unfortunate enough to suffer a stroke. Getting firsthand information about how a stroke starts and progresses from an actual brain scientist is remarkable and very informative. Read full review


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