We Need To Make Science Accessible, For Science’s Sake

Science is highly exclusive: the vast majority of people cannot participate in research, access research articles, influence what gets researched, or influence science-related policy-making.  This is worrisome, not only because it is unfair (and, as we know, that unfairness is not evenly distributed across different groups of people), but because it is also – as […]

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The Ethics of Animal Research

Most of what we know about the brain comes from experiments on animals. Even when we do fMRI experiments on humans, we’re usually testing a hypothesis that is based on findings from animal experiments. Considering how important animal experimentation has been for the development of the field – and for the development of science and […]

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