From the mediaX Seminar "Science Storytelling & the Paradox of Suspense": Davis Masten describes how expert science storytelling is essential to promote public support for research funding. Davis' talk was originally presented at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington D.C. for the Sackler Colloquia on the Science of Science Communications.
Davis Masten, Co-Chairmain, the Presidents' Circle, The National Academies. Davis has been a MediaX Distinguished Visiting Scholar since 2008. Davis co-chairs the Presidents' Circle of the National Academies, including the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council. He also chairs the advisory board of Quantified Self Labs.