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Can Frames Make Change? Using Communications Science to Translate the Science of Child Mental Health

Mental illness in children is on the rise in the United States, but research shows that the American public does not understand the science of child mental health—what it is and what supports...

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An Attitude Adjustment on Aging

Are you part of the effort to reframe aging? FrameWorks Strategy and Outreach Associate April Callen explains how to spark more productive conversations around aging in this blog post for the...

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Marching for Science

This article about the science march in Washington, DC, features FrameWorks research analyst Clara Gibbons. “It’s really important for scientists to continue to be involved in policy and, dare...

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Creating a Climate for Change

Research suggests that a climate change communication project taking place at parks, aquariums, and zoos is helping the public understand climate change and drive more productive conversations...

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Science of Science Communications: Want to Drive Social Change? Make a stronger case for Science

Scientists are increasingly taking a "two-science" approach to communicating scientific fact and findings. This piece explores how experts can use this approach--which combines scientific inquiry...

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New Tools to Combat Ageism

In this HuffPost column, John Feather, CEO of Grantmakers in Aging, explores new research and resources that aging advocates can use to reframe the public’s understanding of aging from a period...

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Better Housing Messages

This piece published by the Sightline Institute offers advocates a “blueprint” for better housing messages—and highlights FrameWorks findings about why some of the field’s current messages...

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A Core Story on Climate and Ocean Change

This seven-part series covers research conducted by the FrameWorks Institute on how to frame climate and ocean and change. It was published on Climate Interpreter, a community of science...

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Facts in a ‘Post-Truth’ World

Do facts matter in a 'post-truth' world? We tend to think of this question in simple terms: They either do affect how people think and act—or they don’t. The truth is somewhere in between....

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Changing Minds on Poverty

Changing minds is a “non-negotiable part of achieving social change,” according to this commentary in the Guardian. This commentary cites FrameWorks research on how to do so on the topic of...

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The Fundamentals of Framing

This opinion piece in PR Week explains why framing matters and explores five framing tips that public relations professionals can use to strengthen their communications practice.

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Beyond the “Game is Rigged” Model of the Economy

Framing the economy as a system that is rigged against ordinary people may resonate with the public—but also stirs anger and fatalism. How can we tell a more productive story about the economy?...