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The Man Who Couldn’t Feel

“Christina Taylor” (not her real name) recalled her early impressions of her husband of 18 years, “David,” as being emotionally steady. “I never saw any emotion, but I didn’t think much about it then, because he was so level-headed, and never angry,” says Christina, a 48-year-old science teacher in Michigan. “I just always thought he wasn’t good at sharing feelings or didn’t trust me enough […]

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Stuttering

A Neurobiological Breakdown of Non-Fluid Speech Imagine if a seemingly innocuous thought—such as the notion of speaking—triggered a response that left you in fear of all social situations. Now imagine it initiating a chain reaction […]