Did Star Trek or Doctor Who Mold Your Brain?

I am a devoted Doctor Who fan in a family of Trekkies — and I'm also the only creative writer in a family of electrical engineers. Are those two facts related? What kinds of minds do science fiction shows attract — and, more importantly, what kinds of minds do they create? My first independent research project as an… » 4/22/08 1:30pm 4/22/08 1:30pm