"As a neuroanatomist, I must say that I learned as much about my brain and how it functions during that stroke, as I had in all my years of academia. By the end of that morning, my consciousness shifted into a perception that I was at *one* with the universe. Since that time, I have come to understand how it is that we are capable of having a ‘mystical’ or ‘metaphysical’ experience – relative to our brain anatomy."

– Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D in "My Stroke of Genius: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey’