Tag: Iian McGilchrist

The Genetics of Schizophrenia: A Left Brain Theory about a Right...

In recent months, two teams of researchers in the UK and the US published complementary findings about the epigenetic origins of schizophrenia that have scientific communities who indulge in ā€˜genetic conspiracy theoriesā€™ abuzz. While these results are intriguing, and no doubt involve pathbreaking research methodologies, this line of thought represents a decontextualized understanding both of the symptoms that are typically associated with schizophrenia, and their causes.