Article: Numeracy and the Affordable Care Act: Opportunities and Challenges. Commissioned by the Roundtable on Health Literacy, Institute of Medicine. Section 3 is referred to in the presentation.
Book: Health Literacy and Numeracy: Workshop Summary. Roundtable on Health Literacy; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice; Institute of Medicine. July 18, 2013.
Audio Notes: We did have some audio troubles during the webinar presentation. The sound is spotty from timestamp 1:31 to timestamp 20:42, muted from timestamp 20:43 to timestamp 21:53, and then improves from 21:54 onward. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Ideally, people are objective when they perceive risks and make decisions in climate and other domains. But psychological research suggests that this is not always how the human mind works. Examples in climate change and other politically charged domains will be considered along with evidence-based strategies that may help.
This event was part of the Climate Explorations series of events held during Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 to communicate the science of climate change and its impacts on the Central Ohio community.
Speaker: Dr. Ellen Peters, Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University
Dr. Peters is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Decision Sciences Collaborative at The Ohio State University. She conducts basic and applied research in judgment and decision making. She has worked extensively with the U.S. National Cancer Institute and Food and Drug Administration to advance the science of human decision making as it applies to health and health policy.