RSA Animate - The Divided Brain - RSA

RSA Animate - The Divided Brain

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  • Cognition

Renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our 'divided brain' has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society. Taken from a lecture given by Iain McGilchrist as part of the RSA's free public events programme.

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  • Dear RSA, 

    This was a wonderful talk, and deserved to be given the RSAnimate treatment. However, I have found the recent Animate videos to be a little over-zealous in pace and content. Take, for instance, the large amount of text on screen- this tends to distract from the talk itself.

    The best RSAnimate is in my opinion the David Harvey talk, as all the imagery actually helps to illustrate his points, rather than dazzle with clever effects.

    I'm a fan of this series, but I would definitely prefer the animations to be a supplement to, and not a barrier to, the talk that underpins it.


  • so relieving for me to watch as i am very much dominated by my right hem :-)

  • How can we find out more about who makes the fantastic animations?

  • Wonderful RSA Animate, I am a fan...but please, let's have more female characters! Given that the piece is about the lack of balance in our world it's curious - although perhaps revealing - to be watching such a skewed version of reality.

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