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Iain McGilchrist: The Divided Brain (Leonard Lopate)

Submitted by on March 18, 2012 – 4:49 pm

MP3 Iain McGilchrist, a former consultant psychiatrist, looks at why the brain is divided into two hemispheres. In his book, The Master and His Emissary, he draws on case histories and other brain research to show how different the right and left sides of our brains are, what each side helps us do, and why the left hemisphere is taking more precedence in the modern world. (32m 31s) … [Leonard Lopate]

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