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  • Paperback: 206 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books; First Thus edition (May 26 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0452295548
  • ISBN-13: 978-0452295544
  • Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 1.2 x 20.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 159 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 91 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,915 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Transformative...[Taylor's] experience...will shatter [your] own perception of the world."
-ABC News

"[Dr. Taylor] brings a deep personal understanding to something she long studied: that the two lobes of the brain have very different personalities."
-The New York Times

"Fascinating...invaluable...fearless...This book is about the wonder of being human."
-Robert Koehler, Tribune Media Services

About the Author

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 NAMI (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 Infinite Mind and ABC News, and was named one of The 100 of the World’s Most Influential People of 2008 in Time Magazine.



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