Science knowledge and attitudes across cultures: a meta-analysis

@article{Allum2008ScienceKA,
  title={Science knowledge and attitudes across cultures: a meta-analysis},
  author={Nick Allum and Patrick Sturgis and Dimitra Tabourazi and ian brunton-smith},
  journal={Public Understanding of Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={35 - 54}
}
The correlation between knowledge and attitudes has been the source of controversy in research on the public understanding of science (PUS). Although many studies, both quantitative and qualitative, have examined this issue, the results are at best diverse and at worst contradictory. In this paper, we review the evidence on the relationship between public attitudes and public knowledge about science across 40 countries using a meta-analytic approach. We fit multilevel models to data from 193… 

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