Here’s an intriguing animation of psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist talking about the two hemispheres of the brain and summarising the ideas in his book The Master And His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World

The video packs a lot into 12 minutes in an accessible way, and will take you beyond the usual simplistic view of ‘left-brained’ and ‘right-brained’ attributes. See if you can spot all the British popular culture references in the illustrations:

Iain McGilchrist On The Divided Brain

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