Celebrity Neuroscience

Is it ethical to use public-record human behavior – the actions, including the words, of people identified in published articles by reputable sources – to talk about neuroscience? As a neuroscientist, I already think of motor behavior as being neural. Muscles contract when neurons tell them to, and those neurons can be traced back to the brain. So in my view journalism has always talked about neuroscience – in fact, there is nothing else to talk about!