Citizen Science and Citizen Neuroscience

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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.