This paper analyses the roles of social and cultural factors in science communication, and this paper point out: science communication is deeply influenced by social and cultural factors. Science communication is influenced and restricted by philosophies in society, social customs, social mentalities, social concepts, men’s modes of thinking, moral values, habits and customs, way of behaviour, and so on. They often affect and restrict the way, method, direction, channel, aim, content, process, result of science communication, and so on. The process of science communication deeply bears the stamp of social and cultural factors.

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The analysis of social and cultural factors in science communication

Kuanying Kang   China Research Institute for Science Popularization

This paper analyses the roles of social and cultural factors in science communication, and this paper point out: science communication is deeply influenced by social and cultural factors. Science communication is influenced and restricted by philosophies in society, social customs, social mentalities, social concepts, men’s modes of thinking, moral values, habits and customs, way of behaviour, and so on. They often affect and restrict the way, method, direction, channel, aim, content, process, result of science communication, and so on. The process of science communication deeply bears the stamp of social and cultural factors.

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