Some thoughts on the origins of the lay psychology of torture, PTSD, communication and memory provoked by ‘America Is Likely to Torture Again’ – Conor Friedersdorf – The Atlantic

Face It: America Is Likely to Torture Again – Conor Friedersdorf – The Atlantic [My book ‘Why Torture Doesn’t Work: The Neuroscience of Interrogation’ (Harvard UP) can be preordered from Amazon (.com) – more details at end of post] (Above: a demonstration of the ‘water torture‘ in the Museo della Tortura, Siena, Italy; pic by author) Face It: America Is… Read More

Want to kill a zombie? Forget my advice and get yourself a pet grizzly bear.

Forget my advice and get yourself a pet grizzly bear… http://boingboing.net/2013/10/14/zombiesvsanimals.html Fabulous piece with amazing wildlife embeds. And it maybe explains why you see so few animals in zombie flicks: the producers know that a grizzly bear is more than a match for a zombie swarm.