I first heard of Jill Bolte Taylor on Oprah's Spirit Channel podcast when she interviewed her for her Soul Series Radio Show. Jill Bolte Taylor, author of "Stroke of Insight", was brain scientist and Doctor who suffered a major stroke and lost her ability to use the left hemisphere of her brain. In this TED.com video, she explains what happened to her that fateful day. She spent years of recovery to be able to re-use her damaged left-hemisphere, but this time she's using it to help encourage everyone to start using the "right" one.
Watch and enjoy!