In the News

Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarette Packages

Let Smokers See the Warning They Need (2016, June 3)
Source: The New York Times.

Shocking images on cigarette packs can impact smoking behaviour: U.S. study (2016, January 3)
Source: CTV News.

Graphic cigarette labels really do work (2016, January 4)
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer.

Smokers are more likely to quit if they see disgusting images of what smoking does (2015, December 23)
Source: New York Daily News.

Smoking bans, taxes encourage quitting, study finds (2015, December 23)
Source: Columbus Dispatch.

Graphic Warnings on Cigarettes Help Smokers Consider Quitting (2015, December 23)
Source: U.S. News & World Report.

Medical Decision Making

Fear of math is harmful to your health.  This woman wants to help.  (2018, June 29)
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer.

Ebola cases lead to hysteria, fake reports of virus. (2014, October 28)
Source: The Lantern.

How can medical information best be presented? (2014, October 23)
Source: Vaccines Today.

When Buying Insurance on the Exchanges, It Helps to Have Help (2013, October 18)
Source: MedicineNet.

Patients say ‘no thanks’ to risky medical treatments. (2009, November 30)
Source: Science Daily.

As health goes awry, doctor-patient relationship more than a nicety. (2009, July 7)
Source: Science Daily.

Risk Perceptions

CAIDe Lab Researcher Brittany Shoots-Reinhard Joins Distracted Driving Task Force (2018, October 9)
Source: OSU College of Arts and Sciences

How Managers can Help Employees Avoid Distracted Driving (2018, June 5)
Source: Three60

Look and See: Motorcycles are Everywhere (2018, May)
Source: American Motorcyclist

Why We Don’t Wear Seat Belts in Cabs (Even Though We Know Better) (2015, November 6)
Source: Yahoo Health.

The Complicated Truth About Children and Drowning: How can something so preventable happen so disturbingly often?(2015, March)
Source: Houstonia.

It’s my belief and I’m sticking to it. (2014, October 23)
Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Asymmetric stupidity. (2014, April 7)
Source: The New York Times.
Note: Response article to the article below.

How Politics Makes Us Stupid. (2014, April 6)
Source: Vox.

The Smarter You Are, The Stupider You Are. (2013, November 1)
Source: National Public Radio.

Politics Makes You Bad At Math? Bias Clouds Analytical Judgment, Study Suggests. (2013, October 10)
Source: Huffington Post.

Political beliefs affect objectivity. (2013, September 24)
Source: Yale Daily News.

Risk school. (2009, October 29)
Source: Nature, 461(29).

Implications of Numeracy Differences in the Population

Yes, What you Learned in Math Class Adds up to Winning in Real Life (2017, July 13)
Source: Moneyish

More Evidence That Intelligence is Malleable (2015, March 26)
Source: Pacific Standard Magazine.

More school, more challenging assignments add up to higher IQ scores (2015, March 24)
Source: Penn State.

There’s More Than One Way to Be Good at Math (2014, December 11)
Source: Pacific Standard Magazine.

Study: Personal Math Assessment Can Determine Financial Competencies (2014, December 11)
Source: ABC Radio.

It Pays to Think You’re Good at Math, Even If You Aren’t (2014, December 10)
Source: New York Magazine.

It Doesn’t Add Up: People Who Say They Are Good at Math, But Aren’t (2014, December 9)
Source: OSU News.

What’s the Value of a Dollar? It Depends on How You Perceive Numbers. (2014, March 21)
Source: Association for Psychological Science.

Politics Makes Poor Quantitative Skills of Newly Insured May Affect Ability to Manage Medications. (2013, August 9)
Source: American Society for Health Systems Pharmacists.

Numeracy: The educational gift that keeps on giving (2012, February 9)
Source: Association for Psychological Science.

Americans stumble on math of big issues (2012, January 7)
Source: The Wall Street Journal.

The link between education and living longer (2010, September 24)
Source: The Huffington Post.

How schooling leads to good health(2010, September 2)
Source: Association for Psychological Science.

Numbed by the numbers: Tragedies in the news.  (2007, July 17)
Source: National Public Radio.

Climate Change

Why Climate Change Continues to Be a Tough Sell (2017, January 9)
Source: KQED Science

What’s the Best Way to Convince a Climate Change Denier? (2017, January 6)
Source: Science Friday

Webinar: Why We Don’t Believe Science (Presentation at the Byrd Polar Research Center) (2015, April 14)
Source: Great Lakes Climate.

Seeing through another person’s lens (2015, June 3)
Source: Catholic Ecology.

Why we are poles apart on climate change. (2012, August 15)
Source: Nature, 488(7411, pp. 255).

Why science education won’t solve our climate problems. (2012, May)
Source: Mother Jones.

Public apathy over climate change unrelated to science literacy: Study (2012, May 28)
Source: Yale Law School.

Older Adult Decision Making

Why this OSU study is a must-read for providers (2016, July 4)
Source: McKnights

A Good Mood May Boost Seniors’ Brain Power (2013, February 4)
Source: MedicineNet

6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Memory. (2013, May)
Source: O, The Oprah Magazine

NSF Science Now 11.  (2013, April 15)
Source: National Science Foundation Science 360.

The fine line between shared and manipulated medical decisions (2011, November 11)
Source: The Huffington Post.

Sage or just age(2007, September 18)
Source: The Situationist.


The batman shooting: The trouble with acting too fast. (2012, July)
Source: The Daily Beast.

The Euro crisis in ourselves. (2012, June)
Source: Wall Street Journal.

The mechanics of choice. (2012, January)
Source: Association for Psychological Science.

Becoming compassionately numb. (2011, October 1)
Source: The New York Times.

Forget logic; fear appears to have edge. (2008, October 7)
Source: The New York Times.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

APA member chairs FDA risk communication advisory committee. (2011, December)
Source: American Psychological Association.

Other Topics

Are you listening when we do the numbers? (2016, August 12)
Source: Marketplace.

Views on bias can be biased (2015, October 26)
Source: ScienceNews.