This report summarizes the findings of a quantitative experiment that tested thousands of Canadians attitudes and support for policies when exposed to one of four orienting values, measured against a control group that was not exposed to a value. Three values were effective in collectivizing the issue and bringing people away from individualistic understandings of the causes of and solutions for addiction.
Reframing Substance Use
In this piece in Health Affairs, the Hilton Foundation’s Alexa Eggleston spotlights FrameWorks’ research on how to help the public move beyond the belief that substance use is a “rite of...
Q&A with Nat Kendall-Taylor, CEO of FrameWorks Institute
Nat Kendall-Taylor is the CEO of FrameWorks Institute, a nonprofit think tank that aims to further public understanding on various social issues. Kendall-Taylor spoke with Interact for Health...
Determinism Leavened by Will Power: The Challenge of Closing the Gaps Between the Public and Expert Explanations of Gene-Environment Interaction
Epigenetics has important implications for health policy - but lay perceptions of genetics are out of step with current science. This study pinpoints the gaps.