Contemporary Articles

This area of Channel McGilchrist is dedicated to articles of interest on contemporary topics as chosen by Dr Iain McGilchrist.

Dr. Richard Cocks – References

References for Review of The Matter With Things – Richard Cocks  Most references are Iain’s own from the book simply repeated in the review. If all that appears is a number in parentheses, then that is from The Matter With Things. My editor does not like footnotes, so...

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Members’ Q&A – 7th September 2023

Members’ Q&A – 7th September 2023

7th September 2023 (6.00pm to 7.45pm) Event description This event is open to Channel McGilchrist members only. As a Channel McGilchrist member, you have the unique opportunity to put a question to Iain for a live Q&A session via Zoom. These Q&A's take place...

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Festival of Writing & Ideas (in-person event)

Festival of Writing & Ideas (in-person event)

16th June to 18th June 2023 Event description. 2023 will be the eleventh edition of Borris House Festival of Writing & Ideas, and we are proud to have weathered the last few years to bring you another intimate and invigorating weekend, in a place as beautiful as...

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Wonder and Enchantment – Iain McGilchrist and Patrick Curry

Wonder and Enchantment – Iain McGilchrist and Patrick Curry

FREE online event in which Iain and Patrick will be discussing the phenomenon of enchantment, especially the experience of wonder that is at its heart. Why does it matter? And what are some of its attributes and dynamics? We shall also look at how it relates to the two modes of right and left brain hemispheres, and why it might be a possible effect of their integration, and therefore a life of sanity.

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