Makes me wonder if the lesion seen here could be thought of as an excitatory impairment only. In a sense that there is no off switch. Normally the right hemisphere would be able to control the left side ability to relax but is overwhelmed by the always on signal from the dominant side.
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- STORY HIGHLIGHTS
- Doctor: Lesion "basically took away the left side" of Michelle Mack's brain
- Right side of her brain essentially rewired itself to take over left-side functions
- She lost some language ability, emotional control because of the rewiring
- Mack's message to the world: "I'm normal but have special needs"