College Students' Religious Beliefs, Knowledge of Evolution, and Science Literacy : Comparisons by Sex, Discipline, and Point of College Career
Harris, Heather D.
Byrne, Brittany L.
Camp, Sarah E.
Bleske-Rechek, April L.
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If being in college promotes science literacy and critical, evidence-based thinking, then college seniors should demonstrate higher levels of scientific knowledge and lower levels of religious belief than should freshmen. Among seniors, those in Math & Natural Sciences should score higher in science literacy than should those in other disciplines. The current study was designed to test these predictions.
College students--Knowledge--Science--Sex differences
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