Schizo Movie: A powerful and disarming look at mental illness

Although this video is quite old, as far as ad campaigns go, it portrays the stark contrast between what the public may perceive schizophrenia to be and what it actually is. In light of last night’s flurry on Twitter, in response to Asda’s decision to sell their ‘mental patient’ halloween costume adorned with blood and…

Hearing the Voice at Durham Book Festival, October 2013

I was going to write something about the exciting Hearing the Voice events, held at the Durham Book Festival, this year; however, it seems it is already here in a far superior format. Hearing the Voice at Durham Book Festival, October 2013. I hasten to add there are also a number of other interesting talks…

By Way of Introduction…

Howdy, I’m Jack and this is my attempt at a blog as I don’t feel essays on Facebook are practical or much appreciated. I am about to start a masters course at Durham University in Cognitive Neuroscience, and as I have been catching up with all the things I intended to do during my undergraduate years,…