In new reports, an American Academy of Arts & Sciences group co-chaired by APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson sets out 12 principles of effective climate change communication.
Confusion Over VAERS: Why the Vaccine Safety Reporting System Should Be Renamed
A report from the Annenberg Public Policy Center explains why the federal vaccine safety reporting system, or VAERS, should be renamed.
Instead of Refuting Misinformation Head-On, Try ‘Bypassing’ It
A new study co-authored by Dolores Albarracín finds that redirecting an individual’s attention away from misinformation and toward other beliefs can be as effective as debunking it.
Women of Childbearing Age More Doubtful About Safety of Flu, Covid-19 Vaccines During Pregnancy
The policy center's spring 2023 ASAPH report finds that women of childbearing age are more likely than other adults to doubt the safety of vaccination against Covid-19 and flu during pregnancy.
How to Protect the Integrity of Survey Research: 12 Recommendations
A group of experts including APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson offers a dozen recommendations on how to improve the accuracy and trustworthiness of survey research.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson Elected to AAAS Board of Directors
APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson has been elected to a four-year term on the board of directors of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Some Covid Statistics More Effective Than Others at Changing Behavioral Decisions
A new study from Dolores Albarracín and Haesung Annie Jung finds that some Covid-19 statistics are more effective than others at encouraging people to change their behavior.
Flu Vaccination Rate Holds Steady But Misinformation About Flu and Covid Persists
An Annenberg Science Knowledge survey of over 1,600 U.S. adults finds that many have a base of knowledge about the flu, but misinformation about flu, Covid-19, and vaccination persists.
APPC Receives Support to Expand Model to Combat Deceptive Claims About Health
The Annenberg Public Policy Center has received support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to expand a new model for blunting the impact of deceptive claims about health.