My stroke of insight: a brain scientist's personal journey

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A renowned brain scientist recounts her personal experience with a debilitating stroke and her long and difficult journey back to health, reflecting on the complexities of the human brain and how it works, its capacity for recovery, and her insights into the nature of human consciousness and its possibilities. Illustrations.
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subject_facet Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- Rehabilitation, Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- United States -- Biography
title_display My stroke of insight : a brain scientist's personal journey
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title_sub a brain scientist's personal journey