The Zombie Neuronovel: Steven Schlozman’s The Zombie Autopsies

CNN’s Elizabeth Landau covers zombies and the Dr. Steven Schlozman’s new book, The Zombie Autopsies. Schlozman is a child psychologist who explores the possibility of a zombie-inducing virus through its effects on the human brain in a fictional journal. It is a new kind of neuronovel that brings together the experience of a fictional neuroscientist with zombies. I haven’t read The Zombie Autopsies yet, but it sounds like a fascinating exploration of a deeply embedded cultural what-if through science. Read more here: Inside zombie brains: Sci-fi teaches science – CNN.com. Buy The Zombie Autopsies on Amazon here.

I am a professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY whose teaching includes composition and technical communication, and research focuses on 20th/21st-century American culture, science fiction, neuroscience, and digital technology.

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Who is Dynamic Subspace?

Dr. Jason W. Ellis shares his interdisciplinary research and pedagogy on DynamicSubspace.net. Its focus includes the exploration of science, technology, and cultural issues through science fiction and neuroscientific approaches. It includes vintage computing, LEGO, and other wonderful things, too.

He is an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY (City Tech) where he teaches college writing, technical communication, and science fiction.

He holds a Ph.D. in English from Kent State University, M.A. in Science Fiction Studies from the University of Liverpool, and B.S. in Science, Technology, and Culture from Georgia Tech.

He welcomes questions, comments, and inquiries for collaboration via email at jellis at citytech dot cuny dot edu or Twitter @dynamicsubspace.

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