Brainwaves | Madness

Jonathan Miller demonstrates how, by observing the mad crowded together in large asylums, ''experts'' concluded the causes of madness were to be found in the brain.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 58'45''
  • Broadcast year: 1991
Curriculum Connection
  • Psychology | What is Mental Health? | Three historical views of mental illness (Humoral, supernatural and hospital movement)

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Madness
  • Episode: Brainwaves