Why won’t Professor Susan Greenfield publish this theory in a scientific journal?
Ben Goldacre challenges senior Oxford professor to publish the evidence supporting her claim that computer games cause dementia in children.Key Concepts addressed:
Ben Goldacre, The Guardian, Saturday 22 October 2011
This week Baroness Susan Greenfield, Professor of Pharmacology at Oxford, apparently announced that computer games are causing dementia in children. This would be very concerning scientific information: but it comes to us from the opening of a new wing at an expensive boarding school, not an academic conference. Then a spokesperson told a gaming site that’s not really what she meant. But they couldn’t say what she does mean.