Neuroscience in Science Fiction Films

Neuroscience in Science Fiction Films

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As the gap between science fiction and science fact has narrowed, films that were intended as pure fantasy at the time of their premier have taken on deeper meaning. This volume explores neuroscience in science fiction films, focusing on neuroscience and psychiatry as running themes in SF and finding correlations between turning points in qneuroscience fictionq and advances in the scientific field. The films covered include The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Island of Dr. Moreau, Robocop, The Stepford Wives, The Mind Snatchers and iconic franchises like Terminator, Ironman and Planet of the Apes. Examining the parallel histories of psychiatry, neuroscience and cinema, this book shows how science fiction films offer insightful commentary on the scientific and philosophical developments of their times. like-computers-learning-from -experience.html?smid= tw-share, accessed February 17, 2014. 2. The Infinite Worlds of H. G. Wells (conceived by Nick Willing and released by Hallmarkanbsp;...

Title:Neuroscience in Science Fiction Films
Author: Sharon Packer, M.D.
Publisher:McFarland - 2014-11-06

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