Human Culture and Science Fiction: A Review of the Literature, 1980-2016

  title={Human Culture and Science Fiction: A Review of the Literature, 1980-2016},
  author={Christopher Benjamin Menadue and Karen Cheer},
  journal={SAGE Open},
This article aimed to uncover the foci, themes, and findings of research literature that utilized science fiction content or concepts to describe and illustrate human culture. To capture a representative range of research, the PRISMA process was applied to database searches across a range of disciplines, not restricted to science fiction journals. Findings revealed that science fiction literature has been used in research across disciplines including theology, semantics, natural sciences, and… Expand

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