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Neuroscience in the Public Sphere
O'Connor, Cliodhna; Rees, Geraint; Joffe, Helene
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.
Keyword(s): Neuroscience; Public Sphere
Publication Date:
2012
Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Yes
Institution: Maynooth University
Citation(s): O'Connor, Cliodhna and Rees, Geraint and Joffe, Helene (2012) Neuroscience in the Public Sphere. Neuron, 74 (2). pp. 220-226. ISSN 1097-4199
Publisher(s): Elsevier
File Format(s): other
Related Link(s): http://mural.maynoothuniversity.ie/6617/1/COC_neuroscience%202012.pdf
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