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I’ll be at Society for Neuroscience 2011!

The time has finally come for the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting. Over 31,000 neuroscientists are going to descend on Washington DC starting this weekend, and your fearless blogger will be one of them!...

November 9, 2011 — Princess Ojiaku

SfN Neuroblogging: and this is how it goes.

You may have seen that Sci will be BLOGGING the upcoming (yikes! Friday! yikes!) Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, DC. I'm super excited, and I'm already getting emails from people who would like me to come by their posters...

November 9, 2011 — Scicurious

Does Science Need More Compelling Stories to Foster Public Trust?

The touching stories that advocacy groups are so good at telling—the 49-year old mother whose breast cancer was detected by an early mammogram before it had spread; the 60-year-old neighbor who had a prostate tumor removed thanks to a routine PSA test—should inspire scientists to use anecdotes of their own, argue two doctors from the University of Pennsylvania.In the scientific realm, anecdotal evidence—the individual patient, the single result—tends to be shunned in favor of large, dense data sets and impersonal statistical analyses...

November 8, 2011 — Katherine Harmon

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