Search - List of Books by Alice Weaver Flaherty

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".

Experience with Hypergraphia (the Overwhelming Urge to Write)   more �

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Total Books: 3
Luck of the Loch Ness Monster A Tale of Picky Eating
2007 - Luck of the Loch Ness Monster a Tale of Picky Eating (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780618556441
ISBN-10: 0618556443
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
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The Midnight Disease  The Drive to Write Writer's Block and the Creative Brain
2005 - The Midnight Disease the Drive to Write Writer's Block and the Creative Brain (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780618485413
ISBN-10: 0618485414
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Reference
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The Midnight Disease  The Drive to Write Writer's Block and the Creative Brain