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This Week in Science Communication

Two things from the depths of the scicomm interwebs we think you'll enjoy.

Fact checking and misinformation on social media

People dig deeper to fact-check social media posts when paired with someone who doesn’t share their perspective, according to a new study published in Frontiers in Psychology.


Interactive visuals

Prevent misinformation with interactive visuals. New research shows that interactive visualizations may help to change an audience’s attitudes about data. 


Ellice Wallace

Ellice I. A. Wallace is a science communication specialist with the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. She manages The Link, the Center’s platform dedicated to bridging the gap between science communication research and practice through connecting researchers, trainers, and others interested in scicomm to the field’s latest developments.

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