This is Your Brain on Horror

TUE, OCT 17, 2017 (1:15:58)

Dr. Steve Schlozman will use movie clips, passages from literature, scientific and psychological research, and stories about creators in the horror genre to explore why we respond to horror in the way we do. He'll also discuss what it's like to be a horror writer while maintaining a professional identity as a proper physician. Seating is first-come, first-serve in WGBH's Boston Public Library Studio. Overflow seating will be located in the Newsfeed Café and is not guaranteed.

+ BIO: Steven Schlozman

Steven Schlozman, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Lecturer in Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He earned his Medical Degree at the Brown-Dartmouth Program in Medicine, and completed his training in general psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and his Child Psychiatry Residency at the MGH/McLean Program in Child Psychiatry.

Clinically, he works with children, adolescents and adults in both psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacologic treatment settings, and he serves as the pediatric psychiatry consultant to the pediatric transplant unit at the MGH Hospital for Children. His academic work focuses on curriculum reform and educational endeavors at the medical student and post graduate levels, as well as on the psychiatric treatment of medically ill children.

His first novel, The Zombie Autopsies, was published by Grand Central Publishing in March 2011.

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