Experience of Having a Stroke

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  • Explain the structure and function of neurons and how they communicate with each other
  • In this unit we will study the nature of the brain, the parts that make it up and how they function

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Video of a stroke experience

Jill Bolte Taylor’s Stroke of Insight

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What would it be like to have a stroke?
  • Watch Jill Bolte Taylor's video of a brain scientist who experienced for herself what brain injury can mean
  • Pay special attention in this video to the stroke patient’s description of the differences in function of the two hemispheres of the brain. That will be one focus of this unit.