Jill Bolte Taylor

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Birthday
15, 1959
Birthplace
Kentucky
Birth Sign
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Birthday
15, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
Kentucky

About

American author and neuroanatomist who has studied the postmortem human brain as it relates to schizophrenia and the severe mental illnesses and founded the nonprofit Jill Bolte Taylor Brains, Inc.

Before Fame

She suffered a stroke in 1996 at the age of 37 and it led to her work as a scientist and author.

Trivia

She was named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in Time Magazine's 2008 100 list.

Family Life

She grew up with her family in Louisville, Kentucky.

Associated With

She appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show.