Zombies always get students attention

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - October 29, 2010

He's an associate professor of neuroscience at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

He uses zombies as examples in his classes to explain neurobiology.

He tells a local paper it's a way to get his students' attention.

He says zombies are good ways to illustrate reduced metabolism and impaired brain function.

He also admits to being a big zombie movie fan.

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