People Who Don’t Understand Science Oppose GMOs The Most, Says Study

People who most intensely oppose genetically modified food think they know a lot about food science, but they actually know the least.

That’s according to a peer-reviewed paper published in January in the journal Nature Human Behaviour, NPR reports.  The survey, conducted by four universities, asked 2,000 people in Europe and the United States how much they knew about genetically modified food, what their opinion was and how intense it was.  The results showed the more strongly people reported being opposed to GMOs, the lower their science test score.

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