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Iain McGilchrist

Iain McGilchrist is a psychiatrist and writer. Before he came to medicine, he was a literary scholar -- and his work on the brain is shaped by a deep questioning of the role of art and culture. He is also the author of The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World.

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Dr. Iain McGilchrist on The Divided Brain
May 4, 2012
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Renowned British psychiatrist and author, Iain McGilchrist, delivers a lecture entitled Our Mind at War. Drawing from research in his latest book, The Master and his Emissary: The Divided Brain and...

Episodes

October 27, 2012
Dr. Iain McGilchrist is a renowned psychiatrist and author. Drawing from his book, "The Master and his Emissary", McGilchrist explores how the divided brain is shaping modern civilization....
May 5, 2012
Renowned British psychiatrist and author, Iain McGilchrist, delivers a lecture entitled Our Mind at War, drawing from research in his latest book, The Master and his Emissary: The Divided Brain and...
March 6, 2012
No one is immune: As part of TVO's Mental Health Matters series, The Agenda examines where mental illness comes from. And, psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist on the implications of our brains being divided...