The RSA Animate explainer video of ‘The Master and his Emissary‘
An Exchange of Views & Essays
Top Brain, Bottom Brain: A reply to Stephen Kosslyn & Wayne Miller
Reply by Iain McGilchrist to publicity for Top Brain, Bottom Brain, suggesting that the authors have ‘debunked’ the ‘old left/right theory’
Science and the humanities: Steven Pinker’s essay and Iain McGilchrist’s response
On 6th August 2013 The New Republic carried this article by Steven Pinker, entitled ‘Science is Not Your Enemy: An Impassioned Plea to Neglected Novelists, Embattled Professors and Tenure-less Historians’
THE DIVIDED BRAIN is a mind-altering film that will radically change your understanding of the world and yourself. Renowned psychiatrist, neuroscientist and author Dr. Iain McGilchrist, takes us on a journey to understand how our brains have made us a powerful species, while simultaneously creating social and environmental problems that threaten our very survival and the future of our planet. When a brain is in balance, individuals and cultures thrive. While society searches for solutions, McGilchrist argues that the real problem is inside our heads.
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Dr Colwyn Trevarthen is Professor of Child Psychology and Psychobiology, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh, collaborator with Nobel Prize-winner Sir Roger Sperry at Caltech, and one of the world’s most distinguished living researchers on the perceptuomotor and cognitive functions of the cerebral hemispheres.