In advance of Constitution Day, Annenberg Classroom has released a video on the legal right to confront an accuser in court, which is set out in the Sixth Amendment's "Confrontation Clause."
A popular theory in recent neuroscience proposes that slow development of the prefrontal cortex explains teenagers’ seemingly impulsive and risky behavior. An extensive literature review challenges that interpretation.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson appeared on KCRW's radio show "To the Point" and on BBC Radio 4's "Today" show to discuss President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" warning to North Korea's Kim Jong-un.
In an article for the journal Politics and the Life Sciences, Kathleen Hall Jamieson looks at the role that language plays when science is conveyed to the public. Examples include the outbreak of "mad cow" disease in Britain.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson has been named a Fall 2017 Fellow by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard. She will explore press coverage of uncivil discourse in the 2016 presidential campaign.
Gene editing, vaccinations, climate change: All are science issues enmeshed in political controversy. How should scientists try to convey the best available evidence? The editors of the Oxford Handbook of the Science of Science Communication discuss the field.