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When the voices first came to Adrian Bernard, they came in groups. Eleven years ago, those voices kept Bernard awake for five days on end, sitting up on his bed, listening to their songs and doing nothing else. He says it felt like his legs were stretched from one room of the apartment to the next.
Descending on Thimann Lecture Hall at 8am on a Thursday morning is like joining a flock of zombies: coffee cups and notebooks loosely clutched, we shuffle through the remnants of last night’s dreams towards habitual seats in the 300-seat hall. By 8:12am, though, it’s apparent that this isn’t just another morning in the risers of PSYC170, Professor David A. Hoffman’s abnormal psychology class at UC–Santa Cruz.