Ted – Week 09: Jill Bolte Taylor: My Stroke Of Insight

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 1996, Dr. Taylor was stricken by a _____.
    • A. 

      Cerebral hemorrhage

    • B. 

      Blood vessel explode inside her cranium

    • C. 

      Stroke on the left side of her brain

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The right hemisphere of the brain functions like a _____ and the left hemisphere like a _____.
    • A. 

      Cuisinart ... blender

    • B. 

      Calculator ... video game

    • C. 

      Parallel processor ... serial processor

    • D. 

      Bulldozer ... ballerina

  • 3. 
    The corpus callosum connects _____.
    • A. 

      The brain to the spinal column

    • B. 

      The left and right hemispheres of the brain

    • C. 

      Heart to the brain

    • D. 

      None of the above (The corpus callosum is another name for the brain stem.)

  • 4. 
    The left side of Dr. Taylor's brain kept trying to tell her "_____!", but her right side said, "_____!"
    • A. 

      Get help ... Wow! This is cool

    • B. 

      Tomorrow is Wednesday ... Today is Wednesday

    • C. 

      The house is on fire ... This warmth is nice

    • D. 

      I love the ocean ... Sharks are dangerous

  • 5. 
    When Dr. Taylor finally makes her phone call, a person who sounds like _____ talks to her on the phone.
    • A. 

      Winston Churchill

    • B. 

      Dr. Phil

    • C. 

      Daffy Duck

    • D. 

      A golden retriever

  • 6. 
    Two and a half weeks after the incident, neurosurgeons removed a blood clot the size of a _____.
    • A. 

      BB

    • B. 

      Grape

    • C. 

      Ping pong ball

    • D. 

      Orange

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