Social Neuroscience and Public Health

Social Neuroscience and Public Health-1

Peter A. Hall


Foundations for the Science of Chronic Disease Prevention

The intellectual heritage of public health includes epidemiology, health services, community health, urban planning, and biostatistics. It most clearly does not include neuroscience. This is largely because of the vastly divergent epistemic stances of public health and neuroscience, rather than lack of mutual relevance.

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