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NEUROSCIENCES

Journal articles

What are Neural Correlates of? 
Abend, G. (Forthcoming), BioSocieties
 
 
Making brain waves in society
O'Connor, C. & Joffe, H. (2016), The Psychologist, 29, 358-361
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Brave new brains: Sociology, family and the politics of knowledge
Edwards, R, Gillies, V. & Horsley, N. (2016), The Sociological Review, 64(2), 219-237 
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How the Public Engages With Brain Optimization: The Media-mind Relationship
Joffe, H. & O'Connor, C. (2015), Science Technology Human Values, 1-32 
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Gender on the brain: A case study of science communication in the new media environment
O'Connor, C. & Joffe, H. (2014), PLoS One 9(10), e110830
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Social representations of brain research: Exploring public (dis)engagement with contemporary neuroscience
Joffe, H. & O'Connor, C. (2014), Science Communication 36(5), 617-645
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What the Science of Morality Doesn't Say about Morality
Abend, G. (2013),  Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 43, 157-200
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How has neuroscience affected lay understandings of personhood? A review of the evidence
Joffe, H. & O'Connor, C. (2013), Public Understanding of Science 22(3), 254-268
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Brain science and early years policy: hopeful ethos or 'cruel optimism'?

Edwards, R., Gillies, V. and Horsley, N. (2015), Critical Social Policy
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Early intervention and evidence-based policy and practice: framing and taming
Edwards, R., Gillies, V. and Horsley, N. (2015), Social Policy and Society
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Conference posters

The Persuasiveness of Brain Imaging and Religious Commitment
Struthers, W.M, Mulhauser, K., Smith, L. & Campos, D. (2013). Association of Psychological Science, October 2013
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Books

Science in Society: Neuroscience and lay understandings of self and identity
O'Conner, C. (2016)
In Neuroimaging Personality, Social Cognition and Character: Traits and Mental States in the Brain
Absher, J.R. & Cloutier, J. (eds.). London: Elsevier
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Character Traits and the Neuroscience of Social Behavior
McKaughan, D (2015)
In Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology and Theology
Miller, C, Furr, M, Knobel, A, and Fleeson, W (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press
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