Welcome to Flatland, Population: You?

In 1884, a schoolmaster by the name of Edwin Abbot wrote what he had considered a satire on both Victorian Culture and the Sciences titled Flatland: A Romance in Many Dimensions. The short novel is about the existence in a 2-dimensional world where the male inhabitants are geometric figures (depending on rank and status, from …

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The Post Antibiotic Era? Why Antimicrobial Stewardship is Critical for the Future of Infectious Disease Prevention .

  Some clinical epidemiologists (myself included) have suggested that a general disregard exists in surveillance and monitoring when it comes to medical and health practitioner staff concerning follow-up with patients diagnosed with an infectious antigen, and moreover, the handling of disinfection of infected surfaces and garments. While there is a sense of protection due to …

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Neurogenesis and The Neurology of Grief and Loss

  Give sorrow words: the grief that does not speak whispers the o’er-fraught heart and bids it break. ~Shakespeare Since beginning my study of cognitive-behavioral psychology decades ago, the idea of what constitutes acceptable topics of exploration have changed drastically. What was once limited to the reflective/passive responses and active listening promoted by cognitive therapist …

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