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Do people understand ‘preprints’?

My collaborators and I have a new paper out in Health Communication on public understanding of scientific preprints. In this study, we found that people noticed when a study’s preprint...

New paper in Public Understanding of Science

In this paper, we propose a process-oriented framework for testing the effects of communicating uncertain science to the public.

Virtual Talk: How Lay Audiences Respond to Disclosure of Scientific Uncertainty

My coauthors and I just presented a study at the virtual National Communication Association conference. Since the conference was free to attend, I’m sharing the video here.

Scientific uncertainty heightens trust in journalists

Our chapter — “News Coverage of Cancer Research: Does Disclosure of Scientific Uncertainty Enhance Credibility?” — was published in the 2018 Routledge book Risk and Health Communication in an Evolving Media...