What horror films teach us about ourselves and being human | Dr. Steven Schlozman | TEDxNashville by TEDx Talks   3 years ago

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Horror films are a heck of a lot more profound than you think. They actually help us to appreciate ourselves and each other. The trick? They play with your brain. Literally. Watch!

Dr. Steve Schlozman is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital. He majored in English and biology at Stanford University, and after teaching high school English and science, attended Dartmouth and Brown University Medical Schools. Schlozman has authored more than 40 academic publications. He has helped design video games that teach adolescents about neurobiology and has collaborated at Kings College, London to assess attitudes regarding psychiatry among medical educators and curricula. He teaches the subject at Harvard and is the author of, “The Zombie Autopsies.” Additionally, Schloman blogs for The Huffington Post and Psychology Today, and has written articles for The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Psychology Today, The Southwest Airlines Magazine, NBC.com, CNN.com, ABC.com, Newsweek and The Guardian.

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