Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

When a blood vessel exploded in the left half of her brain, Harvard-trained neuroanatomist Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor experienced a “silent euphoria” that she has called a kind of Nirvana.

After a lengthy recovery from the less positive aspects of her condition, she has written a book, appeared on Oprah, and is on a quest to share her scientific yet spiritual message.

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