Latest Cultural cognition Stories
Is the divide between climate change theory advocates and global warming skeptics due to scientific ignorance? Not according to a new study published in the latest edition of the journal Nature Climate Change.
A new study concludes that people tend to match their risk perceptions about policy issues with their cultural values, which may explain the intense disagreement about proposals to vaccinate elementary-school girls against human-papillomavirus (HPV).
Study says people's values shape perceptions of HPV vaccine risk.
Two new National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored research studies say public acceptance of the relatively new, nature-altering science of nanotechnology isn't a foregone conclusion. Instead, the studies indicate continued concern.
Expertsâ€™ Values, Not Just Their Expertise, Likely to Determine Their Influence on Public Views of Nanotechnology
- The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.