Correlation Bias

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

Do the math? Only if I agree with it!: Better arithmetic is no match for partisan politics. (2013, October 20)
Source: Boston Globe.

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

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

Numeracy and Number Processing

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

Politics Makes Poor Quantitative Skills of Newly Insured May Affect Ability to Manage Medications. (2013, September 1)
Source: American Socety 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 truth is out thereā€¦isn't it? [audio podcast]. (2011, November 23)
Source: Freakonomics.

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.

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

Invest like a woman [audio podcast]. (2009, May 19)
Source: National Public Radio.

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

Tobacco

Ohio State to receive $18.7M for tobacco use, regulation research. (2013, September 30)
Source: The Lantern.

Arts and Sciences Part of New Center of Excellence in Regulatory Tobacco Science. (2013, September 19)
Source: Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences.

Gruesome pictures can get the US to quit smoking. (2011, June 29)
Source: Newscientist.

Older Adult Decision Making

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

Wellness Wednesday: Misleading Studies, Mood News, and Fitness [video webcast]. (2013, March 27)
Source: WOSU: All Sides

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.

Climate Change

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)
Source: Newsroom America.

Affect

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.

Drug ad effects on people need more study: FDA. (2008, May 15)
Source: National Post.

Medical Decision Making

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.