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Iain McGilchrist
Residence Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK

Iain McGilchrist is a former celebrated Oxford literary scholar. He retrained as a now a doctor, psychiatrist and writer. His other interests include the relationship between creativity and mental illness, and he is currently working on a number of books: a critique of contemporary society and culture from the standpoint of neuropsychology; a study of the paintings of subjects with schizophrenia; a series of essays about culture and the brain with subjects from Andrew Marvell to Serge Gainsbourg; and a short book of reflections on spiritual experience.

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