The mania is like wasps under the skin, like my head’s going to explode with ideas.
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|Birth:||21st June, 1963|
Dr. Alice Weaver Flaherty is a neurologist known for her award-winning book about the neural basis of creativity titled the Midnight Disease. She completed her A.B., M.D., internship, residency, and fellowship at Harvard. She also completed a Ph.D. at MIT. She currently works at the Massachusetts General Hospital and in addition assumes the position as assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School. She writes in various genres, including “scientific papers, humorous essays, and picture books”. She is head of the MGH Neurology’s Brain Stimulator Unit, where “she uses deep brain stimulators to treat psychiatric as well as neurological disease. Her research focuses on how our brains represent our bodies, a factor that helps drive suffering in depression, Parkinson’s, and somatoform disorders.” Her book, The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Neurology is the most "widely used neurology text in its class".
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