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World Religions: Jill Bolte Taylor

Jill Bolte Taylor - A Stroke of Insight

Stroke of Insight: Jill Bolte Taylor (09:00)

At the age of 37, Dr. Jill Bolte suffered a massive stroke that took eight years to recover from. This experience has informed her work as a neuroanatomist—a brain anatomy scientist—and led her to start Jill Bolte Taylor Brains, Inc. In this ABC News report, Dr. Bolte discusses her book My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Experience and what the stroke taught her about the workings of the human brain. Broadcast date: June 27, 2008. (9 minutes)

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