Alice Weaver Flaherty

  • American scientist

Alice Weaver Flaherty is an American neurologist. She is a researcher, physician, educator and author of the 2004 book The Midnight Disease, about the neural basis of creativity.

It's no fun feeling your thoughts are being controlled by an electrode, and someone else is holding the clicker.

Neurology and psychiatry should be treating the same organ.

The mania is like wasps under the skin, like my head's going to explode with ideas.

What made me empathic was my depressions.