Why is there such a lack of interest in neuroscience?

Michael Olea oleaj at sbcglobal.net
Sun Jan 9 00:14:22 EST 2005


in article o141u05ig3p83hg0g40jir6hnhgs8d118n at 4ax.com, r norman at
rsn_ at _comcast.net wrote on 1/8/05 6:02 PM:

> On Sat, 08 Jan 2005 17:44:09 -0800, Sir Frederick
> <mmcneill at fuzzysys.com> wrote:
> 
>> Why is there such a lack of interest in neuroscience?
>> The whole issue of brain structure and function is IMO
>> the most important of all.
> 
> For some funny reason, it occurs to me that everybody that can read
> your question in this news group has an extraordinarily HIGH interest
> in neuroscience!
> 
> To rephrase -- why is there such an interest in neuro but so little
> interest in science?

Hehe.

But as to the original question, why is there such a lack of interest in
neuroscience, I wonder what is the emprirical basis of that question - lack
of interest compared to what? How was interest quantified, and by what
standard was it found lacking?




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