publication . Article . 2012

Neuroscience in the Public Sphere

O'Connor, Cliodhna; Rees, Geraint; Joffe, Helene;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2012 Journal: Neuron, volume 74, issue 2, pages 220-226 (issn: 0896-6273, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
The media are increasingly fascinated by neuroscience. Here, we consider how neuroscientific discoveries are thematically represented in the popular press and the implications this has for society. In communicating research, neuroscientists should be sensitive to the social consequences neuroscientific information may have once it enters the public sphere.
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publication . Article . 2012

Neuroscience in the Public Sphere

O'Connor, Cliodhna; Rees, Geraint; Joffe, Helene;