Acceptance of Evolution Increases with Student Academic Level: A Comparison Between a Secular and a Religious College

@article{GuillermoPazyMio2009AcceptanceOE,
  title={Acceptance of Evolution Increases with Student Academic Level: A Comparison Between a Secular and a Religious College},
  author={C. GuillermoPaz-y-Mi{\~n}o and Avelina Espinosa},
  journal={Evolution: Education and Outreach},
  year={2009},
  volume={2},
  pages={655-675}
}
Acceptance of evolution among the general public, high schools, teachers, and scientists has been documented in the USA; little is known about college students’ views on evolution; this population is relevant since it transits from a high-school/parent-protective environment to an independent role in societal decisions. Here we compare perspectives about evolution, creationism, and intelligent design (ID) between a secular (S) and a religious (R) college in the Northeastern USA… CONTINUE READING