The Divided Brain and the Search for Meaning: Why We Are So Unhappy

The Divided Brain and the Search for Meaning: Why We Are So Unhappy

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In this 10,000-word essay, written to complement Iain McGilchrist's acclaimed The Master and His Emissary, the author asks why - despite the vast increase in material well-being - people are less happy today than they were half a century ago, and suggests that the division between the two hemispheres of the brain has a critical effect on how we see and understand the world around us. In particular, McGilchrist suggests, the left hemisphere's obsession with reducing… (more)

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Publisher: Yale University Press (July 08, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 40 pages

File size: 241 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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