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Psychiatrists under fire in mental health battle | Society | The Observer - 0 views

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    British Psychological Society to launch attack on rival profession, casting doubt on biomedical model of mental illness
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Why it's time for brain science to ditch the 'Venus and Mars' cliche | Science | The Ob... - 0 views

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    Reports trumpeting basic differences between male and female brains are biological determinism at its most trivial, says the science writer of the year
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Science doesn't know everything - Salon.com - 0 views

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    We understand much about human nature, but scientists are ignoring many important topics, like ethnicity and class
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Molly Crockett: Beware neuro-bunk - 0 views

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    Brains are ubiquitous in modern marketing: Headlines proclaim cheese sandwiches help with decision-making, while a "neuro" drink claims to reduce stress. There's just one problem, says neuroscientist Molly Crockett: The benefits of these "neuro-enhancements" are not proven scientifically. In this to-the-point talk, Crockett explains the limits of interpreting neuroscientific data, and why we should all be aware of them.
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Reductionism! Determinism! Straw-man-ism! - 0 views

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    "Reductionism!" is a charge often flung at geneticists, from accusers in the popular press and also, not infrequently, from many fellow scientists. What is it that leads so many people to so fundamentally misunderstand what genetics is about?
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