dotMD 2022

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Iain McGilchrist

Iain McGilchrist

Dr Iain McGilchrist is a psychiatrist, philosopher and literary scholar. He is  Quondam Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, an Associate  Fellow of Green Templeton 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 has been a Research Fellow in neuroimaging at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore and a Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Studies in Stellenbosch.

He has published original articles and research papers in a wide range of publications on topics in literature, philosophy, medicine and psychiatry.  

He is the author of a number of books, but is best-known for The Master and his Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World (Yale 2009), and his new book; “The Matter with Things: Our Brains, Our Delusions and the Unmaking of the World” was published in November 2021 by Perspectiva Press.

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