SciComm Summer #15: Adam Mastroianni on Substack (etc.)

Adam Mastroianni is a social psychologist and the author of Experimental History, available on Substack. But what is Substack? And is it a good vehicle for science communication? Adam shares his experiences writing for a non-academic audience and also reflects on the role of “science communication” in the world. Should there be a division between the scientists and the science communicators? What is a scientist’s responsibility in keeping in touch with the public?

We also discuss his new article in The Atlantic: “I Ruined Two Birthday Parties and Learned the Limits of Psychology.”

You can find the rest of this summer’s science communication podcast series here.


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