Ian Robertson

Clinical Psychologist & Neuroscientist

Ian Robertson is a clinical psychologist and neuroscientist with a unique ability to apply his research to the pressures of everyday life. A graduate of Glasgow University, Robertson gained his Masters (Clinical Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry) and Doctoral (Neuropsychology) degrees at the University of London. Robertson is co-founder of the Global Brain Health Institute and Professor Emeritus at Trinity College Dublin. Robertson is author and editor of ten scientific books, including the leading international textbook on cognitive rehabilitation (Cognitive Neurorehabilitation). His previous books, Mind SculptureThe Mind’s Eye and The Winner Effect, have been translated into many languages and he is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading researchers in neuropsychology.


Matchstick Men

The Heritage Centre

Julia Kelly is the author of With My Lazy Eye, which was nominated for Book of the Decade by the Irish Book Awards, and The Playground. She lives in Dalkey. Her latest book, Matchstick Man, is an unbearably honest, unsentimental and heartbreaking personal account of a brilliant man’s mental disintegration and its effects on his family. It […]


How the Wiring of Our Brains Shapes Who We Are

The Town Hall

What makes you the way you are and what makes each of us different from everyone else? In Innate, leading neuroscientist and popular science blogger Kevin Mitchell traces human diversity and individual differences to their deepest level: in the wiring of our brains. Variations in the way our brains develop before birth strongly influence our psychology […]