Allan J. Hamilton MD

Allan Hamilton, MD, is a Harvard-trained brain surgeon, a decorated Army veteran, and Regents Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona as well as a life-long horse trainer. His next book on the human brain is Cerebral*Entanglements—How the Brain Gives Value and Meaning to Our Private and Public Lives, to be published by Knopf in the Spring of 2024.

Allan J. Hamilton MD

The Enlightenment Lab

8 Zen Lessons From Horses

A Surgeon's Long Night's Journey Into PTSD

A neurosurgeon experiences PTSD after being intubated in his own ICU. His journe…

The Source of Flow & The Battle of the Bottleneck

To protect one source of profound happiness, you need to know how your brain cre…

Why Learn to Ski at 50 and Beyond

Like childhood play, your whole being checks in for skiing.

Peace Lessons From A War Horse

Could you teach a peace-loving and exquisitely sensitive animal to carry you acr…