Mike Wang

About Mike Wang

Mike Wang is a graduate student and adjunct faculty at the JHU Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, where he lectures on neurophilosophy. His work has been published in mainstream and academic outlets including VICE and the Johns Hopkins Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry. His pet rabbits are all insta-famous.

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Stockholm Syndrome City

Stockholm Syndrome City

At the time, chaos and disappointment were all I saw in Baltimore. Imagine sitting at the sixth story window, looking out across the Baltimore skyline, and seeing fire. Heading to work around 8 a.m., news circulates that armored vehicles are set to post around the medical campus, should riots become unruly. Morning turns to lunch,(...)

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Is Cough Syrup an Antidepressant?

Is Cough Syrup an Antidepressant?

Everything from shrooms and weed to molly and ketamine — once known mainly as party drugs — is finding a place in clinical trials for depression and other mental health conditions. Precisely how they work on the brain, however, strays wildly from prescription antidepressants. In doing so, these drugs are challenging traditional ideas of how(...)

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