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The Agrarian Myth Revisited: Findings from Cognitive Elicitations

This study helps advocates better understand how Americans think about rural issues - in order to make breakthroughs in raising public concern.


How the News Frames Child Maltreatment: Unintended Consequences

A report summarizing some of the major patterns in news coverage of child maltreatment – the key narratives, frames and causal stories that are conveyed to the public on the issue.


Two Cognitive Obstacles to Preventing Child Abuse: The “Other-Mind” Mistake and the “Family Bubble”

A report on a series of cognitive interviews that identifies two common mistakes in thinking that the public makes about child abuse prevention, and recommendations on how to overcome them.


Developing Community Connections: Qualitative Research Regarding Framing Policies

A report of findings from focus groups designed to test the impact of four frames about child abuse and neglect: Child Abuse, Parenting, Child Development, and Community.


Discipline and Development: A Meta-Analysis of Public Perceptions of Parents, Parenting, Child Development and Child Abuse

A report reviewing PCA America’s research on child abuse, as well as existing, publicly available opinion research regarding parenting, child development, child abuse and discipline, and the...


Testing Metaphors for Key Concepts in Early Childhood Development

This study reports on the development and testing of explanatory metaphors that translate the science of early childhood development into language that is more accessible to the public and...


Simplifying Early Childhood Development: Findings from Cognitive Analysis and Phone Interviews

In the research reported on here, cognitive analysis of this general schema reveals several basic features which stand in the way of child advocates’ messaging.


Recommended Resources

You can learn more about FrameWorks research on vaccine communications in these resources.


Words to Watch

Sometimes, a single word can make the difference between a conversation that goes well and one that goes astray.


Key Messages

These three key messages are the main points to make with families.


Responding to Vaccine Deniers in Public

Different strategies and techniques are required for conversation with a vocal vaccine denier in front of a public audience.


Family Mindsets: What to Listen For

Understanding existing patterns of American thinking on vaccines can help us notice, analyze, and respond to parents’ and caregivers’ assumptions in a systematic and evidence-based way.