4.15.2008

CJR: Neuroscience Reporting, Debugged


Flackery and extrapolation plague stories about the brain By David Downs Mon 14 Apr 2008 03:50 PM
Within the last month, Wired magazine’s Mark Anderson and author Tom Wolfe, in an interview published in the San Francisco Chronicle, did something rarely seen in the manic world of neuroscience reporting. They broke rank with the chorus of hypesters, saying, in essence, that we barely know what we think we know about the human brain. ...