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    Jill Bolte Taylor: 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. [Jaw-dropping...] #TED #TEDTalk

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    TED talk by enlightened neuroanatomist on left brain vs right brain -- 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. (20:11)

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    Jill Bolte Taylor's stroke of insight - YouTube #BIAV #Brain Injury Association of Virginia #Stroke

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Excellent stroke infographic - packed with information and easy to understand and absorb

I love TED Talks but there are so many. These are the ones to watch if you only have so much time!

TED-ED: Lessons worth sharing - TED Ed was launched on March 12 with a mission to highlight those who spread ideas the best -- teachers. TED has illicited the help of teachers, animators and lesson writers across the globe to collaborate in creating 10-minute, easily digestible and cleverly illustrated lessons. "Right now there's a gifted educator somewhere out there delivering a life-changing lesson," they say in the introduction video.

Brain researcher Jill Bolte Taylor studied her own stroke as it happened -- and has become a powerful voice for brain recovery.

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Cerebral Strokes. The two major mechanisms that cause brain damage in stroke are, ischemia and hemorrhage. In ischemic stroke there is decreased or absent circulating blood deprives neurons of essential substrates. Ischemic stroke represents about 80% of all strokes.

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Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor (from My Stroke Of Insight)

Infographic: Language and Your Brain - explains aphasia that can occur from a stroke or other brain injury