The public brings a rich and complex set of cultural models to thinking about how people change. While some of these understandings are consonant with the science of developmental plasticity, others are distinctly at odds with scientific understandings of change. This report maps the gaps between how Americans think and experts talk about concepts of change over the life course, and brain change more specifically. These gaps represent specific challenges in communicating about developmental plasticity.
Research Supplement for “Communicating About Vaccination in the United States”
This supplement provides detailed information on the research informing FrameWorks’ strategic brief on reframing vaccination in the United States. We outline the research conducted with...
Communicating About Vaccination in the United States: A FrameWorks Strategic Brief
A research partnership between the FrameWorks Institute and the American Academy of Pediatrics to understand attitudes and behaviors about vaccination and identify framing strategies that can...
How Are Advocates Talking about Children’s Issues? An Analysis of Field Communications
This is one of a set of three reports that map the landscape of current discourse and thinking.