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Fixing the Communications Failure

Dan M. Kahan

Yale University - Law School; Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania; Harvard University - Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

June 24, 2010

Nature, Vol. 463, pp. 296-297, 2010

There is a culture war in America over science. Why? And what should be done to promote the ability of culturally diverse citizens to agree on how science can inform their common interests in health, security, and prosperity? This article uses the findings of Cultural Cognition Project studies to address these question.

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Keywords: cultural cognition, risk perception, science communication, climate change, HPV, nanotechnology

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Date posted: June 25, 2010  

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Kahan, Dan M., Fixing the Communications Failure (June 24, 2010). Nature, Vol. 463, pp. 296-297, 2010. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1630002

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