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The Resource My stroke of insight : a brain scientist's personal journey, Jill Bolte Taylor

My stroke of insight : a brain scientist's personal journey, Jill Bolte Taylor

Label
My stroke of insight : a brain scientist's personal journey
Title
My stroke of insight
Title remainder
a brain scientist's personal journey
Statement of responsibility
Jill Bolte Taylor
Title variation
My stroke of insight
Title variation remainder
a brain scientists personal journey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On December 10, 1996, Taylor, a brain scientist, experienced a massive stroke. She observed her own mind deteriorate. Now she shares her unique perspective on the brain and its capacity for recovery
Summary
A brain scientists recounts her experiences after suffering a stroke at the age of thirty-seven, describing her discovery of differences in the left and right side of the brain and the steps she took over a period of eight years to recover her health
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
260696
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Jill Bolte
Dewey number
362.196810092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Taylor, Jill Bolte
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Taylor, Jill Bolte
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Health
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a brain scientist's personal journey
Label
My stroke of insight : a brain scientist's personal journey, Jill Bolte Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Previously published in a Viking edition."--Title page verso
  • "A Plume book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn262428578
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvi, 206 pages
Isbn
9780452295544
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)262428578
Label
My stroke of insight : a brain scientist's personal journey, Jill Bolte Taylor
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Previously published in a Viking edition."--Title page verso
  • "A Plume book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn262428578
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvi, 206 pages
Isbn
9780452295544
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)262428578

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