Stephen Heap

Freelance Scholar, Dr Stevil PhD

About Stephen Heap

My origins are in academia, but I now bridge science with popular culture (for fun) and perform technical writing (for profit).

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Behavioural sciences Cognitive science Communication Psychology Science, technology and society Sociology

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Prestige: simple maybe, but not easy.

The concept of prestige in social learning can be difficult to address, and even more-so in the context of scientific practice. But a rumination of The Prestige as presented in Christopher Nolan's film brings some resolution to conceptual tensions and inspires some real magic worthy of the term.

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