orcid.org/0000-0001-5816-9771Developing a coherent understanding of a scientific idea is neither trivial nor easy and it is counter-productive to pretend that it is. For some time now the idea of “active learning” (as if there is
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What can the anti-vaccination movement teach us about improving the public’s understanding of science?
orcid.org/0000-0001-5816-9771Guest post by Jeanne Garbarino, PhD The ubiquitous impact of science-based information and technologies in everyday life suggests that misunderstanding how science works can have serious consequences. Yet people’s decisions and strongly held beliefs are