Elaine McArdle

Journalist & Author

The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: My Tale of Madness and Recovery, by Barbara Lipska with Elaine McArdle

The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: My Tale of Madness and Recovery

A Publishers Weekly Top 10 Biography & Memoir Pick for Spring 2018
Featured on the BBC, NPR, Der Spiegel, and many more
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As a deadly cancer spread inside her brain, leading neuroscientist Barbara Lipska was plunged into madness—only to miraculously survive with her memories intact.

In the tradition of My Stroke of Insight and Brain on Fire, Lipska—along with co-writer Elaine McArdle—recounts her ordeal and its unforgettable lessons about the brain and the mind.

About Elaine

Elaine McArdle
Elaine McArdle

Elaine McArdle is an award-winning journalist who has written for the Boston Globe and Boston Globe Magazine, Harvard Law Bulletin, Harvard Ed. Magazine, Northeastern Law Magazine, and many others. She is co-author, with Barbara K. Lipska, of The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: My Tale of Madness and Recovery (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018), and she is co-author, with Dr. Carolyn Berstein, of The Migraine Brain (Free Press, 2008). She is a senior editor at UU World magazine.

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