Neural Hijacking: Your Brain On T. gondii

Popular zombie fiction often blames the shambling hordes on an infection that alters brain function. In this case, fact has fiction beat: the T. gondii microbe hijacks human brains already.

Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?
“Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?” by Timothy Verstynen and Bradley Voytek is an engaging exploration of characteristic zombie behavior from a neuroscientific perspective.
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