Radio Interview

Brain Lateralization and Western Culture with Iain McGilchrist MD

newSRRlogo144 Dr Dave interviews Iain McGilchrist about his book The Master and his Emissary on the latest Shrink Rap Radio podcast #340  – Click on the Shrink Rap Radio icon to the left for the interview homepage.

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Iain McGilchrist M.D. is a former Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and former Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director at the Bethlem Royal & Maudsley Hospital, London. He was a Research Fellow in neuroimaging at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. He has published original articles and research papers in a wide range of publications on topics in literature, medicine and psychiatry. His latest book, published by Yale in November 2009, is The Master and his Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World. Iain is also on our Board of Advisors here at The Neuropsychotherapist.

I would highly recommend The Master and his Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World. It is a broad and engaging look at the distinctions between our brain hemispheres and how we, as an evolving society in the West, are creating a left-hemisphere biased world. You can get a free copy of the introduction to the book on Iain’s website.


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