Science literacy vs. Science Curiosity
Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 5:36AM
Dan Kahan

The social, cultural, and economic influences that generate inequalities in science comprehension have considerably less impact on science curiosity. 

That's how I interpret these data:

Science curiosity is a robust, democratic sensibility.

(Science comprehension is measured here by the Ordinary Science Intelligence scale, and science curiosity by the Science Curiosity Scale.)

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