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Screenshot of UMaine News press release regarding University of Maine doctoral students Morgan Stosic and Shelby Helwig, and assistant professor Mollie Ruben examination of whether belief in science (BIS), a construct that measures the value individuals assign to scientific information, can predict mask wearing behavior and, if so, whether the relationship is mediated by belief in the effectiveness of face masks in reducing the transmission of COVID-19. Their findings were published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences.

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The content was captured from the webpages of the University of Maine by Matthew Revitt, University Archivist on February 22, 2021.

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