We help scientists integrate findings from the latest evidence-based research in social sciences and education into their outreach efforts. We curate, summarize, and discuss research studies and their applications to real communication contexts in a way that scientists can easily implement.
Useful links mentioned in the episode:
David S Anderson's twitter - https://twitter.com/DSAArchaeology
The curly haired mafia page - https://curlyhairmafia.com/
The Chapman University survey on American fears - https://blogs.chapman.edu/wilkinson/2018/10/16/paranormal-america-2018/
The first SciComm_JC twitter chat summary on Facebook for scicomm - http://scicommjc.org/practices-promises-facebook-for-science-communication/
Science vs Hollywood blog - http://sciencevshollywood.com/
In this episode we use for basis of our discussion the article "Experimental evidence for tipping points in social convention" by Centola et al., published in the journal Science on 08 Jun 2018.
We talk about how many people and how much efforts it would take to change the social opinions. Why is the critical mass for controversial topics so high and what could you do if you don't have it? Listen and share with you friends and colleagues. Get back to us with you views on www.scicommjc.org or on Twitter @scicomm_jc. Don't forget to follow us and sign up for our newsletter!
In this episode we talk with Nico and Andrea from our honorable "State your mission challenge" mentions about the importance of diversity in science. Find them of Twitter at @latinolabs and don't forget to follow our own account at @Scicomm_JC.
Music was written by MusicalKoktail.
In episode 3 we talk about the importance of depoliticizing and culturalising scicomm messages with our honorable mention from the State Your Mission Challenge - Mark Smith. You can connect with him @MS71541719 on twitter. We also geek a tiny bit on the amazing communicator Dr Kevin Folta is and how his talks and discussions can make few science skeptics reconsider their opinions, including our very own Mariya's. Hear their stories in this episode and get in touch to tell us yours! Sign up for our newsletter via http://scicommjc.org/ and follow us at @scicomm_jc and on Instagram at scicommjc.