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Published: 06 July 2017

512 Pages | 37


ISBN: 9780190497620

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The Oxford Handbook of the Science of Science Communication

Edited by Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Edited by Dan Kahan, and Edited by Dietram A. Scheufele

Oxford Library of Psychology

  • Includes topical essays from leading science of science communication scholars
  • Focuses on lessons from case study examples that can be learned both from communication failures and successes
  • Contains novel subject matter not previously examined in scholarly writings
  • Integrates theory with practice on a broad range of scientific topics, such as evolution and vaccines
  • Identifies ways to overcome biases (e.g., end point bias, availability heuristic, selective exposure) that interfere with the processing of scientific findings

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