Affiliation: University of Georgia
- What is 'public opinion' about genetics?C Condit
Department of Speech Communication, University of Georgia, 110 Terrell Hall, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
Nat Rev Genet 2:811-5. 2001..This article reviews what we know about the public's attitudes towards genetics, proposes some concepts for thinking about public involvement and indicates some future lines of research...
- The changing meanings of "mutation:" A contextualized study of public discourseCeleste M Condit
Department of Speech Communication, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
Hum Mutat 19:69-75. 2002..Later increases in negative connotations appear to arise from more diffuse sources. These results are contextualized by comparison to other research on meanings of mutation and an observational sample of scientific discourse...
- How lay people respond to messages about genetics, health, and raceC Condit
Department of Speech Communication, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Clin Genet 68:97-105. 2005..Research in this area is needed to understand and mitigate the negative attitudinal effects of messages that link genes, race, and health and/or emphasize genetic causation...