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Mental Illness

Mental Health Science: A Cure For PTSD?

The other day I came across this article on BBC News about a woman who can’t feel fear whom scientists are now studying to discover a cure for PTSD.  The woman can’t feel fear because her amygdala is damaged due to disease.  It’s been a while since I took Psych 101, but I did remember […]

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TV Recap The Walking Dead: Episode 6, TS-19

Just because an entrance is illuminated in bright light does not mean that it’s a portal to heaven. Have we learned nothing from Poltergeist?

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TV Recap The Walking Dead: Episode 4, Vatos

Though we left last week in tension, we open this week on serenity. Amy and Andrea fish in the middle of the quarry lake. The water is a gorgeous green-blue, the rocks are a warm yellow, the women are outlined in sun and water. They argue about the kind of knots you’re supposed to tie […]

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Walking Dead Recap: Episode 3, Tell It to the Frogs

After 2 episodes spent showing us the dangers of living in a zombie overrun world ““ summary: they are dead and would like to eat you and the horse you rode in on ““ the third episode gives us comparatively little gore and a whole lot of human fallibility.