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PHOBIA OF THE LIVING DEAD

PHOBIA OF THE LIVING DEAD

Fear is a psychological mechanism the brain employs to keep us alive.  It often manifests itself in a “fight or flight” reaction– fight the barking ...

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ZOMBIES: THE ANTHROPOMORPHISM OF DISEASE

ZOMBIES: THE ANTHROPOMORPHISM OF DISEASE

To explain diseases to the masses, for the purposes of garnering support for funding and research, scientists often speak in terms of analogies.  Cancer cells ...

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ZRS BOARD MEMBER TALKS ‘THE UNDEAD BRAIN’

ZRS BOARD MEMBER TALKS ‘THE UNDEAD BRAIN’

The following interview with Bradley Voytek was conducted by UCSD on Apr. 22nd. UC San Diego has made a killer hire — zombie expert Bradley ...

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SOME CULTURES PREDISPOSED TO ZOMBIE-ISM

SOME CULTURES PREDISPOSED TO ZOMBIE-ISM

There is often a very fine line between myth and reality.  Case in point.  There are a number of psychoses with behavior connected to specific ...

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WALKING DEAD PHOTO OF TANA TORAJA SOLVED!

WALKING DEAD PHOTO OF TANA TORAJA SOLVED!

Zombie Research Society Exclusive The real-life story of the “walking dead” of Tana Toraja, Regency of South Sulawesi Island, Indonesia began with some misinformation regarding ...

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ZOMBIES COME IN TWO FLAVORS

ZOMBIES COME IN TWO FLAVORS

Contributing author Alfredo Torres is an adjunct professor of communications at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA where he wrote his master’s thesis on the ...

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ARE ZOMBIES SIMPLY A FEAR OF TECHNOLOGY?

ARE ZOMBIES SIMPLY A FEAR OF TECHNOLOGY?

Is the recent resurgence of zombies driven by a fear of new technology? An online series produced by PBS, known as the Idea Channel, recently ...

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ZRS HEAD’S CANADIAN NEWS INTERVIEW

ZRS HEAD’S CANADIAN NEWS INTERVIEW

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WHY DEMONS ARE NOT ZOMBIES

WHY DEMONS ARE NOT ZOMBIES

Demons have their own label, which suggests right away that they’re not zombies. What separates dramatic depictions of demons from those of the modern zombie ...

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ACTIVISION & THE FEAR OF ZOMBIES

ACTIVISION & THE FEAR OF ZOMBIES

At the recent Game Developers Conference in San Francisco Activision showed off its next-generation rendering technology. The video below shows the technology in action, but ...

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