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A journey through glia and some other astroplaces

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Astrocytes

 Neural and Behavioral Sciences Senior Seminar

Bryn Mawr College, Spring 2010

Astrocytes

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The Multitudes of Whitman

The search for objectivity has been at the core of scientific inquiry for many years.  Throughout this course it has been argued however, that an inescapable subjectivity exists within any scientific inquiry.  This “spark” of creative innovation is what divides great research from the mundane.  Though scientific technique is notable for its rigid and formulaic nature the actual questions addressed by research reflect the personal experiences and character of the researcher.  Those who possess particularly innovative or novel lines of inquiry are rewarded with grants and awards while those that fail to remain unfunded, never reaching fruition.  The subjectivity being described here is remarkable for just how carefully the scientific community attempts to control
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Constructing the Mind

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Perfection of the Fittest

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