Task & Purpose just posted an interesting piece on the psychology of combat. They teamed up with former West Point psychology professor and author Lt. Col. Dave Grossman to produce a visual guide to what happens to the mind and body before, during and after combat. Grossman is one of the experts who endorsed the realism of my novel Patriarch Run.
Patriarch Run accomplishes something few thrillers have achieved: it gets the guns right, and it gets the psychology of the gunfight right. Benjamin Dancer writes the gunfight scenes with a realism seldom seen in fiction.” - LT. COL. DAVE GROSSMAN, author of On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society and On Combat: The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace
Matt Battaglia created a series of animated graphics for the piece to illustrate what happens to a person’s brain in combat. You can read the whole article here: http://taskandpurpose.com/this-is-your-brain-on-war/.