Paul Broks trained as a clinical psychologist at Oxford University before specializing in neuropsychology. His career combines clinical practice and research, and he is senior clinical lecturer at Plymouth University. His numerous research publications cover a wide range of interests, including autism, schizophrenia and acquired brain disorder.
His book Into the Silent Land: Travels in Neuropsychology was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2003.
Paul has written for The Times, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, and Granta.