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
table_of_contents Jill's pre-stroke life -- Simple science -- Hemispheric asymmetries -- Morning of the stroke -- Orchestrating my rescue -- My return to the still -- Bare to the bone -- Neurological intensive care -- Day two: the morning after -- Day three: G.G. comes to town -- Healing and preparing for surgery -- Stereotactic craniotomy -- What I needed the most -- Milestones for recovery -- My stroke of insight -- My right and left minds -- Own your power -- Cells and multidimensional circuitry -- Finding your deep inner peace -- Tending the garden.
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title My stroke of insight : a brain scientist's personal journey
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title_short My stroke of insight :
title_sort my stroke of insight a brain scientist's personal journey
title_sub a brain scientist's personal journey