• Therapy in a pill: Breaking down the science behind the strange, surreal world of Netflix's "Maniac"

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Critics have given mixed reviews of Netflix's new series, " Maniac ," which is set in a high-tech, futuristic dystopia.
    But what's undeniable is the fascinating world that the show presents. The story unfolds over 10 episodes, and the plot revolves around an experimental pharmaceutical trial to test whether a course of three pills can replace cognitive-behavioral therapy for people experiencing psychological trauma.
    The show relies on theoretical and fantastical science; its style is reminiscent of the films "Inception" and "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," and the television series...
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