An Empirical Revision of the Definition of Science Fiction: It Is All in the Techne . . .

@article{Menadue2019AnER,
  title={An Empirical Revision of the Definition of Science Fiction: It Is All in the Techne . . .},
  author={Christopher Benjamin Menadue and Kristi Giselsson and David Guez},
  journal={SAGE Open},
  year={2019},
  volume={10}
}
Researchers employ science fiction and fantasy in public engagement, advocacy, and education as significant sources of insights to identify public interests, inspire public policy, and influence future science. These uses of science fiction as a source that is expected to reflect public interests are undermined if the examples employed by researchers are interpreted differently by the intended audience or beneficiaries of research. We surveyed the public to identify their definitions and… 
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