Jill Bolte Taylor

Jill Bolte Taylor is a neuroanatomist who teaches at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Bloomington, Indiana. She is the national spokesperson for the mentally ill for the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center (Brain Bank) and the consulting neuroantomist for the Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute. Since 1993 she has been an active member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Her story has been featured on the PBS program Understanding Amazing Brain, among others. She was interviewed on NPR’s The Infinite Mind and ABC News, and was named one of the 100 of the World’s Most Influential People of 2008 by Time magazine.

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My Stroke of Insight Cover
Author: Jill Bolte Taylor | Narrator: Jill Bolte Taylor
Release Date: July 03, 2008
The astonishing New York Times bestseller that chronicles how a brain scientist's own stroke led to enlightenment. On December 10, 1996, Jill Bolte Taylor, a thirty-seven-year-old Harvard-trained brain scientist experienced a massive stroke...
My Stroke of Insight Cover