MSU grad student authors personal account of sexual assault and PTSD

Mar 26, 2015

Apryl Pooley will talk about her book 'Shadow Brain' at 7 p.m. tonight at Everybody Reads in Lansing.

A Michigan State University doctoral student in neuroscience has written a book about sexual assault and how post traumatic stress disorder affects women. Apryl Pooley is the author of “Shadow Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Journey Through PTSD and Womanhood”.

Pooley describes herself as one of those kids who took honors classes, played tennis and was active in her church youth group. Her life took a turn, though, when she was assaulted at the age of 17.

Current State’s Scott Pohl talks with Apryl Pooley about her life, her work and her book.