Abstract:The narrative method of presenting popular science method promises to extend the audience of science, but carries risks related to two broad aspects of story: the power of narrative to impose a compelling and easily interpretable structure on discrete events and the unpredictability and mystique associated with story.
AbstractHistory of public communication of science; Science writing Keywords
ContextScience writing for the lay public frequently appears to degenerate into so-called 'Just So' stories: narrative… Show more
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