I didn’t even realize schizophrenia simulators were a thing that existed, but Anderson Cooper got his hands on one for a recent “Exercise in Emphathy” segment on 360 and attempted to go through a normal day while hearing voices.
The experiment itself would be fascinating if taken by any of us, but when it’s a public figure who seemingly has their razor sharp wits about them twenty-four hours a day struggling with routine activities it really hammers home how debilitating the mental disorder is.
If you can’t swing all five minutes start at the 3:30 mark where a clearly discombobulated Cooper outlines how soul-crushing the entire experience was.
I want more like this!
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