Perceptions: Science and Religious Communities Final Report

The AAAS DoSER program launched the Perceptions Project in 2012 to dig deep into the roots of the perceptions and misunderstandings that can hinder interactions between these communities.

With a grant from the John Templeton Foundation and support from AAAS, the Perceptions Project was launched in April 2012 as one of many initiatives that AAAS is pursuing to address this challenge. The project used comprehensive new data from a nationwide survey conducted by AAAS and sociologists at Rice University, along with facilitated dialogue, to unearth the root causes of misperceptions, to find areas of common ground, and to increase understanding between scientific and religious communities.

9.23.2019 DoSER Perceptions Report

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