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  • "Video Abstracts and Plain-Language Summaries Help Make Research More Accessible"

    New Recommended Research:

    Thumbnail of research summary documentWe summarize a study where researchers found that videos and plain-language summaries are more effective than graphics, and traditional research abstracts. And people seem to like them better! In our summary we explain:

    • how the survey was conducted
    • what the researchers learned
    • and why this survey matters for the real world.

    Download the research summary as a .pdf, or listen to it as audio (.mp3)

    Research citation for the original article: 

    Bredbenner, K, Simon SM (2019). Video abstracts and plain language summaries are more effective than graphical abstracts and published abstracts. PLoS ONE 12(11): e0224697. https://Doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0224697

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