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UNIVERSITY PLACE

Understanding Public Attitudes Toward Controversial...

  • Aired: 04/21/2010
  • 44:58
  • Rating: TV-G
Dominique Brossard, Associate Professor, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW-Madison. Dominique Brossard asserts that the lack of support for science and scientific innovations can be traced to attitudes toward technology, lack of knowledge on the part of the lay person, the institutions and people providing information and media coverage.
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Examine the elements that help shape our opinions of new scientific technologies.
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