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Sherlock’s faulty vision?

Clip: In which Sherlock pops his collar.  It’s a bold move, questioning Sherlock Homes. But the famous investigator just begs for scrutiny in the second episode of the BBC’s hit series Sherlock. In the spirit of Dr. John Watson, I’ll enjoy setting him right. Sherlock makes a precise claim relating to cognitive science — specifically visual memory … Continue reading

D’oh! adventures in the DSM
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D’oh! adventures in the DSM

The DSM-5 — or the latest version of the psychiatry bible — was released in May to much fanfare. It’s taken over a decade for the American Psychiatric Association to revise its detailed manual of disorders, which largely dictates mental health care. Yet since many in the field question the DSM’s validity, the manual’s future … Continue reading