World Science Festival | Truth or Consequences: Science in a Polarized World
Where: NYU Skirball Center
566 LaGuardia Pl.
212-998-4941 Price: $15 for Students and $20 for General Admission
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Our age is marked by the proliferation of information, and yet we can’t agree. Science is supposed to be neutral, and yet it has generated some of the deepest societal divides. Why? Our response to scientific information depends on psychology, emotion, peer pressure, politics, and cultural influences. How can we navigate these differences and implement smart policy in a contentious society? Join a vibrant and important discussion examining the interface between the scientific process and the sometimes unscientific public, as we hurtle headlong into an uncertain future.Buy tickets/get more info now