Chemophobia versus the identity of chemists: heroes of chemistry as an effective communication strategy

@article{Chalupa2020ChemophobiaVT,
  title={Chemophobia versus the identity of chemists: heroes of chemistry as an effective communication strategy},
  author={R. Chalupa and K. Nesměr{\'a}k},
  journal={Monatshefte Fur Chemie},
  year={2020},
  pages={1 - 9}
}
  • R. Chalupa, K. Nesměrák
  • Published 2020
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Monatshefte Fur Chemie
  • Decades of chemophobia are taking a high toll on chemistry. As current surveys suggest, people are displaying an irrational desire to live in a world without chemistry, but at the same time are unable to answer trivial chemistry questions. Constant questioning of the importance of chemistry induced by chemophobia leads to a weakening of the identity of chemists and can have negative consequences on the reproduction of chemistry. The need for the support of a positive perception of the chemical… CONTINUE READING
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