Science curiosity, not science literacy, is prime virtue in Liberal Republic of Science (here are my slides; see any glitches or mistakes?) 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 4:54AM
Dan Kahan

Talking in few hours here at Northwestern University. Basic message/title of presentation:  "Comprehension without curiosity is no virtue, and curiosity without comprehension no vice." Sums up the quadrillions of studies finding that cognitive proficiency magnifies political polarization and the less-than-a-year's old research suggesting that science curiosity helps to offset this perverse dynamic.

If you hurry & look through, you can still advise me on what to say up until about noon US eastern time!

Watch out for your ears-- we're ready for a fookin good show!

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