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Neuroscience, society and policy
The Royal Society’s Science Policy Centre project, Brain Waves, investigates developments in neuroscience and their implications for society and policy. The steering committee includes Cambridge Neuroscientists: Professor Trevor Robbins, Professor Barbara Sahakian, and Emeritis Professor Nicholas Mackintosh.
Brain Waves is already gaining momentum and influence, having recently been highlighted in the New Scientist magazine editorial calling for neuroscience research to inform education policy and practice (4th October, New Scientist, Time for teachers to take another look at neuroscience).
The Brain Waves project comprises five modules running in sequence until summer 2011, with each producing a corresponding report.
1. Neuroscience insights for policy
Furthermore, areas such as psychopharmacology, are providing novel
Posted on 25/10/2010
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