Citizen Science and Citizen Neuroscience
What is Citizen Science
Citizen science is research that is open to the public. Often, the research is presented as a game that provides fun for the players and useful scientific data for the researchers.
Popular Citizen Science Endeavors
EyeWire is one of many citizen science projects. Others include Galaxy Zoo, Foldit, and Zooniverse.
Success of Citizen Science
Why Citizen Science has Gained Popularity
Researchers now have more opportunities to reach the public through mobile phones, the internet, etc.