Impact of Anti-Vaccination Movement on Public Understanding of Science


by : 
Lauren Y.


Despite decades of scientific research, many still have reservations about the safety, efficacy and morality of immunization. However, most of these reservations are based off of false or incorrectly interpreted information. Through research on the spread of this information, this project aims to help educators better understand why and how this information is spread, and what can be changes can be made to improve this dissemination of and response to scientific information.

Personal Statement

Two subjects I have been interested in are science and sociology. Through my project, I am able to learn more about the intersection of the two fields. AAR allows me to pursue subjects that I am truly interested in.