Iain McGilchrist

Iain McGilchrist is a psychiatrist and writer who practised in London, but now lives on the Isle of Skye, where he continues to write and make a living by lecturing.
He is committed to the idea that the mind and brain can be understood only by seeing them in the broadest possible context, that of the whole of our physical and spiritual existence, and of the wider human culture in which they arise – the culture which helps to mould, and in turn is moulded by, our minds and brains.


The Divided Brain

Watergate Theatre

In his book The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World, Iain McGilchrist presents a groundbreaking exploration of the differences between the brain’s left and right hemispheres, and how those differences have affected society, history, and culture. We’ve all hear the folk wisdom notions about left and right […]

€20/€18 (Regular/Concession)