E. Fuller Torrey, M.D.

Bird Brains

NIMH is supposed to be the federal government’s pre-eminent medical research institution, investigating the cause and better treatment of serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, which are expensive, debilitating diseases. But the birds are partial evidence the Institute has run afoul of its basic mission. The 14 research awards to study pigeons,… Read more »