All entries for Wednesday 11 August 2010
August 11, 2010
A World Without Words
Writing about web page http://www.wnyc.org/shows/radiolab/episodes/2010/09/10
One morning, neurologist Jill Bolte Taylor woke up with a headache. A blood vessel then burst inside her left hemisphere, and silenced all the brain chatter in her head. She was left with no language. No memories. Just sensory intake, and an all-encompassing feeling of joy.