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PUBLICATIONS

On this page you will find publications emanating from the various Uses and Abuses of Biology projects. This selection is not exhaustive, so for more information about a particular project, please contact its PI.

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Journal articles and conference posters

 

Voles, Vasopressin, and the Ethics of Framing

Daniel McKaughan and Kevin Elliott (2012), Science, 338(6612): 1285

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Voles, vasopressin, and infidelity: a molecular basis for monogamy, a platform for ethics, and more?

Daniel McKaughan (2012), Biology and Philosophy, 27(4): 521 - 543

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Media representations of early human development: Protecting, feeding and loving the developing brain

Helene Joffe and Cliodhna O'Conner (2012), Social Science and Medicine, Epub doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.09.048.

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How has neuroscience affected lay understandings of personhood? A review of the evidence

Helene Joffe and Cliodhna O'Conner (2013), Public Understanding of Science, 22(3): 254 - 268

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Putting Mendel in his place: How curriculum reform in Genetics and counterfactual history of science can work together

Annie Jamieson and Greg Radick (2013), The Philosophy of Biology: A Companion for Educators, eds. Kostas Kampourakis,  History, Philosophy and Theory of the Life Sciences. Springer

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Science as Co-Producer of Soviet Polity

Alexei Kojevnikov (2013), Historia Scientiarum: International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan, 22: 161 - 180

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The Persuasiveness of Brain Imaging and Religious Commitment

William Struthers et al (2013), Association of Psychological Science conference

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Popular articles

 

The politics of neuroscience and early intervention

Ros Edwards, Val Gillies and Nicola Horsley, CRFR Newsletter, 28th May 2013

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The new biologisation of poverty - policy and practice in early years intervention

Ros Edwards, Val Gillies and Nicola Horsley, Discover Society, Issue 4, January 2014

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The Primate Diaries: Notes on science, politics and history from a primate in the human zoo

Eric Michael Johnson, Scientific American blog series

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The neuroeconomics of simple choice

Antonio Rangel, TEDx talk, January 2013

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