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Communicating Scientific Uncertainty

This peer-reviewed article discusses the importance of effectively communicating uncertainty in science and decision-making. It highlights that all scientific endeavors involve some level of uncertainty, and the extent to which this uncertainty is communicated effectively can significantly impact decision-makers. The article offers a protocol for summarizing various sources of uncertainty, and is designed to make communicating uncertainty easier for scientists while also helping decision-makers and stakeholders understand the meaning of uncertainty in scientific findings.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
Baruch Fischoff and Alex Davis