Writing in PNAS, APPC researchers identify five factors that reflect public assessments of science and are associated with public support for increasing funding of science and support for federal funding of basic research.
On average, corrections of misinformation in science did not succeed, but a new meta-analysis identifies political and psychological factors that make corrections more successful.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson spoke about reducing public susceptibility to misinformation in science. One way would be to rename the VAERS vaccine-safety reporting system.
A report from the Annenberg Public Policy Center explains why the federal vaccine safety reporting system, or VAERS, should be renamed.
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.
After Dr. Mehmet Oz endorsed the MMR vaccine on “The Dr. Oz Show,” significantly more people in a segment of his audience regarded the MMR and flu vaccine as low-risk.