People from low socio-economic status (SES) who read science news frequently score lower when confronted with new…

People from low socio-economic status (SES) who read science news frequently score lower when confronted with new science facts than people from high SES or those from low SES but who read science less frequently. The findings suggest that blogs written in lay language may have better potential to educate mass audiences, because high brow science publications tend to encourage non-experts to rely on pre-conceived notions and values.

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