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How it Feels to Have a Stroke - Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened -- as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding -- she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another. (

The psychology of your future self. "Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they're finished." Dan Gilbert shares recent research on a phenomenon he calls the "end of history illusion," where we somehow imagine that the person we are right now is the person we'll be for the rest of time. Hint: that's not the case.

15 TED Talks That Will Change Your Life

Have seen a lot of these but still an awesome list. 15 TED talks that will change your life.

TED Playlist: How does my brain work? • 1) Daniel Wolpert: The real reason for brains 2) Antonio Damasio: The quest to understand consciousness 3) Sarah-Jayne Blakemore: The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain 4) Paul Bloom: The origins of pleasure 5) Pawan Sinha: How brains learn to see 6) Allan Jones: A map of the brain 7) Christopher deCharms: A look inside the brain in real time 8) Michael Merzenich: Growing evidence of brain plasticity 9) Mary Lou Jepsen: Could future devices…

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The 9 Best TED Talks to Help You Kick Ass at Work (and in Life)

Jill Bolte Taylor tuvo una oportunidad de investigación muy poco común para los científicos dedicados al estudio del cerebro: tuvo un derrame cerebral y pudo observar cómo se interrumpían, una por una, las funciones de su cerebro; el movimiento, el habla, la conciencia. Una historia asombrosa.