Psychology of science denial

This is a conversation with Gale Sinatra, Professor of Psychology and the Stephen H. Crocker Professor of Education at Rossier. Her areas of expertise include climate science education, evolution education, learning theory, knowledge construction, conceptual change learning, literacy acquisition, assessment, and the public understanding of science. She and Barbara Hofer have written a book "Psychology of science denial". In this conversation we talk about role of algorithms in knowledge transfer, role of culture and religion in science denial, why it is important to be skeptic and action plan to rectify science denial.