Article Review

Understanding how scientists communicate is important to understanding how science works. In this assignment, you will read through a peer-reviewed scientific article and answer the questions below. While scientific writing is quite formal and can seem dense and confusing, it’s really just a way to convey a lot of information efficiently and with as little bias as possible. You won’t find words like ‘great or ‘amazing’, but instead ‘effective’ or ‘extremely effective’. This article will give you a feel for scientific writing and then I have a few questions for you to answer.