“Brain mapping”

NYT raises questions about federal project, science press provides answers

By Curtis Brainard

“The vagueness of the plan sent some neuroscientists into a tizzy, however, though one that produced a fascinating discussion about the right and wrong ways to go about mapping brain activity. A roundup of reactions on Twitter at The Atlantic Wire revealed that most commentators were concerned that funding would go to one, monolithic research program, rather than an array of smaller experiments. Christopher Chabris, a psychology professor at Union College in New York, wrote a particularly insightful post about the promises and pitfalls of “big science,” reflecting on the highly (perhaps overly) touted Human Genome Project.”

“Hic sunt dracones”?

fundage dispertion device:

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