Monday, May 26, 2008

A stroke of genius

I've long had a fascination about the interaction between the left and right brain. Epilepsy, for example, can be mitigated by cutting the link between the two brains. What happens when a neuroscientist has a stroke and lives to tell the tale? Cue one of the most interesting presentations I've ever seen. The New York Times covers Dr Taylor's new-found celebrity in her experience with nirvana.