Although many of us may think of ourselves as thinking creatures that feel, biologically we are feeling creatures that think.
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Jill Bolte Taylor was born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. She is an American neuroanatomist, author and inspirational public speaker. She began working in a lab in Boston where they were mapping out the brain to figure out which cells communicate with which cells. She founded the nonprofit Jill Bolte Taylor Brains, Inc. She is affiliated with the Indiana University School of Medicine and the national spokesperson for the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center. Her personal experience with a massive stroke, experienced in 1996 at the age of 37, and her subsequent eight-year recovery, has informed her work as a scientist and speaker. For this work, in May 2008 she was named to Time Magazine's 2008 Time 100 list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
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