The Real Virus is Limbo

Illustrations by Mark Starmach

You lift a rock.

Underneath it may be a snake, or no snake.

If there is a snake, you receive an electric zap.

This was a test run by scientists in 2016, to measure what led to the most stress in its human participants. What was interesting about the test, which ran as a video game, was that the…




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Mark Starmach

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Mental health, sideways. New article monthly.

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