27 September 2009

How it feels to have a stroke 你腦內的兩個世界

Religion experience from a Neuro-scientist point of view

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.

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吉兒泰勒(Jill Bolte Taylor)因為哥哥被診斷出有精神分裂症,日後決定投入研究人類腦部科學。吉兒神 為一位腦神經學家居然親身經歷過一次腦中風。在1996年10月10 號,吉兒在睡醒的那一刻發現自己的腦部出現了問題。一根血管在她的左腦破裂,並且在中 風後的四個鐘頭內,看著自己的腦功能徹底退化。這段演講吉兒用生動的演講來講述她整個 中風過程。


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