Sharing our science… scientifically

The Oxford Handbook of the Science of Science Communication by Kathleen Jamieson, Dan Kahan & Dietram Scheufele (Eds.) Oxford (University Press; Hb £105.00) reviewed by Phil Loring.

This handbook about science communication, published under the umbrella of the Oxford Library of Psychology, features 57 mostly American authors working in almost a dozen different disciplines. The thread the editors use to bind these 49 chapters together is a scientific approach to science communication. Most existing work on science communication, they argue, has relied on intuition rather than evidence to illuminate how science can best be communicated, and how science engagement can best


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