When Scientists Accidentally Become Philosophers

‘Not all statements of scientists are statements of science.’

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This article is the first in a series I’m developing on the topic of what’s called behavioural neuroscience, which is basically the intersection of psychology and neuroscience — how our complex brain chemistry influences our actions.

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