The Annenberg Public Policy Center

The Annenberg Public Policy Center and SSRS conduct research focused on issues in science communication. The Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) of the University of Pennsylvania has been the premier communication policy center in the country since its founding in 1994. By conducting and releasing research, staging conferences and hosting policy discussions, its scholars have addressed the role of communication in politics, adolescent behavior, child development, health care, civics and mental health, among other important arenas. SSRS conducts the telephone surveys for many APPC polls.

Counteracting the Influence of Adolescent Peer Smoking on YouTube

March 23, 2017

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Americans’ Knowledge of the Branches of Government Is Declining

September 13, 2016

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Floridians Favor GM Mosquitoes

August 26, 2016

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More Floridians Concerned and Taking Precautions Against Zika Than Others in U.S.

August 19, 2016

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How the Media Can Better Inform the Public About Zika

August 16, 2016

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Will Consumers Use QR Codes to Learn About Genetically Modified Food?

August 3, 2016

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Most Americans Have Not Done Anything to Protect Against Zika

July 22, 2016

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Americans Support GMO Food Labels But Don’t Know Much About GM Foods

July 18, 2016

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Majority of Americans: Cancel, Delay or Move Brazil Olympics Because of Zika

June 10, 2016

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Majority Agree With the Idea of a Presidential Public Health Emergency Fund

June 2, 2016

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Few Report Taking Steps to Protect Themselves Against Zika

May 26, 2016

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A Majority of People Say They Would Get a Zika Vaccine If It Were Available

May 12, 2016

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How to Avoid Zika? Only 1 in 3 Says Protect Against Mosquito Bites

May 6, 2016

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Who Does the Public Think Is Most at Risk From Zika?

April 8, 2016

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Only One of These Mosquitoes Bites. Which Is It?

March 31, 2016

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Just Over Half of U.S. Public Favors Using GM Mosquitoes to Fight Zika

March 24, 2016

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Nearly 2/3 of Americans Claim ‘Poor’ or ‘Fair’ Understanding of GMOs

March 18, 2016

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More Than 4 in 10 Mistakenly Think Zika Is Fatal, Symptoms Are Noticeable

March 10, 2016

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Most Americans Would Likely Alter Travel Plans to Avoid Zika

March 3, 2016

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Zika Survey: Some Incorrectly Link Pesticide and Vaccines to Microcephaly

February 25, 2016

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Half of Americans Concerned Zika Will Spread to Their Neighborhoods

February 23, 2016

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