I will survive: Teachers reflect on motivations to remain in education amidst a global pandemic
- EducationJournal of Research in Science Teaching
Freedom and Constraint in Digital Environments: Implications for the Self.
- PsychologyPerspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science
We evaluate how features of the digital environment free or constrain the self. Based on the current empirical literature, we argue that modern technological features, such as predictive algorithms…
Structural Stigma and Bisexual + People: Effects of the Rejection of the Zan Bill in Italy on Minority Stress and Mental Health
- Journal of Bisexuality
Constructive and obsessive criticism in science
- ArtEuropean journal of clinical investigation
Social media and new tools for engagement offer democratic platforms for enhancing constructive scientific criticism which had previously been limited. Constructive criticism can now be massive,…
Use of Twitter Amplifiers by Medical Professionals to Combat Misinformation During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- MedicineJournal of medical Internet research
Health professional amplifiers such as IMPACT (Illinois Medical Professional Action Collaborative Team) have been created as a coordinated response to enhance public communication and advocacy around the COVID-19 pandemic.
On opinion, freedom of speech and its responsibilities
- Political ScienceMicrobial biotechnology
Plato and Aristotle place opinion intermediate between knowledge and ignorance with all opinions under the suspicion of error. Kant summarized that opinion is a consciously insufficient judgement,…
Why are people antiscience, and what can we do about it?
- EducationProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
From vaccination refusal to climate change denial, antiscience views are threatening humanity. When different individuals are provided with the same piece of scientific evidence, why do some accept…
The Tragedy of Liberal Democratic Governance in the Face of Global Threats
- Political ScienceFrontiers in Public Health
In hindsight, the early response of liberal governments to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic was chaotic and generally inefficient. Though one might be tempted to attribute these failures to the incompetence…
Science communication in the face of skepticism, populism, and ignorance: what ‘Don’t Look Up’ tells us about science denial — and what it doesn’t
- ArtJournal of Science Communication
‘Don’t Look Up’ tells the story of a team of astrophysicists whose efforts to warn politicians, media makers, and the public about an apocalyptic comet impact on planet Earth are undermined by…
Rising from the pandemic ashes: Reflections on burnout and resiliency from the infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship workforce
- MedicineAntimicrobial Stewardship & Healthcare Epidemiology
The factors that have led to burnout are described and strategies to enhance resilience are suggested to improve pandemic workforce resilience.