Nano-scientists as Consumers and Sources of Information about Nanoethics

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Iowa State University Summer Symposium on Science Communication

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Ming-Ching Liang; Anthony Dudo; Lee Ann Kahlor; Niveen Abi Ghannam; Allison J. Lazard
Iowa State University
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To address the communication gap between nano-scientists and ethicists, nano-scientists’ ethical information seeking and sharing behavior are examined. Drawing on Ethics Position Theory (EPT) and Planned Risk Information Seeking Model (PRISM), this study seeks to profile ethical practices among nano-scientists and identify predictors for ethical information seeking and sharing