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The Privatization of Neuroscience: The University, The State and the Moral Aims of Science

This post was contributed by Mark Robinson (Princeton University). 

From New York Times Op-ed pieces to educational toys for toddlers, the culture of neuroscience has far exceeded the confines of the laboratory. Anthropologists and others have traced neuroscience’s entry into the everyday – the courtroom, the pharmacy, the boardroom and the clinic. Yet, a more subtle transformation around neuroscience has …