Public opinion

We explore and analyze many dimensions of the relationship between public opinion, the media, and emerging science and technology.

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Brossard, D. (2012). Social challenges: public opinion and agricultural biotechnology. In The role of biotechnology in a sustainable food supplyCenter of Agricultural and Rural Sustainability, University of Arkansas.

Ladwig, P., Dalrymple, K.A., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A. & Corley, E.A. (2012). Perceived familiarity or factual knowledge? Comparing operationalizations of scientific understanding. Science and Public Policy, 39,761-774doi:10.1093/scipol/scs048.

Liang, X., Ho, S. S., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., Xenos, M. A., Hao, X., & He, X. (2015). Value predispositions as perceptual filters: Comparing public attitudes toward nanotechnology in the United States and Singapore. Public Understanding of Science, 24, 582-600. doi: 10.1177/0963662513510858

Shih, T., Scheufele, D. A., & Brossard, D. (2012). Disagreement and value predispositions: Understanding public opinion about stem cell research.International Journal of Public Opinion Researchdoi:10.1093/ijpor/eds029.

Su, L. Y.-F., Cacciatore, M. A., Brossard, D., Corley, E. A., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. A. (2016). Attitudinal gaps: How experts and lay audiences form policy attitudes toward controversial science. Science and Public Policy, 43(2), 196-206. doi:10.1093/scipol/scv031.