Saturday, December 15, 2012

RSA Animate: The Divided Brain

(By Iain McGilchrist, published at RSA Animate on 24 October 2011 at the following link:

In this RSA Animate, the renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our 'divided brain' has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society. This was first taken from a lecture which was given by Iain McGilchrist as part of the RSA's free public events programme on 17 November 2010.

N.B. Iain McGilchrist is a former Fellow of All Souls' College, Oxford, where he taught literature, before training in medicine. He has an interest in brain research, and now works as a private consultant in London,  where he was a Consultant and Clinical Director at the Bethlem Royal and Maudsley Hospital Acute Mental Health Services.  He is a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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