Feminism vs. Neuroscientism
Strange to find myself in bed with feminist Cordelia Fine against "the science -- or art -- of creating images and then interpreting them as if they have something to do with human behavior" — 'Delusions of Gender' argues that faulty science is furthering sexism. More:
- Her detailed explanation of brain-scanning technology is essential to her argument, as it conveys a sense of just how difficult it is to interpret such raw data. She isn't opposed to neuroscience or brain imaging; quite the opposite. But she is ardently against making authoritative interpretations of ambiguous data.