Community perceptions on the significant extension of life: an exploratory study among urban adults in Brisbane, Australia.

@article{Underwood2009CommunityPO,
  title={Community perceptions on the significant extension of life: an exploratory study among urban adults in Brisbane, Australia.},
  author={Mair Underwood and Helen Patricia Bartlett and Brad Partridge and Jayne C Lucke and Wayne D Hall},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={68 3},
  pages={496-503}
}
Some researchers in the field of ageing claim that significant extension of the human lifespan will be possible in the near future. While many of these researchers have assumed that the community will welcome this technology, there has been very little research on community attitudes to life extension. This paper presents the results of an in-depth qualitative study of community attitudes to life extension across age groups and religious boundaries. There were 57 individual interviews, and 8… CONTINUE READING

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