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Welcome to the Harding Center for Risk Literacy


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Should I have a flu vaccination or not? Is it safer to travel by car or by plane? Can early-detection screening tests for cancer prolong my life? Questions like these are the research focus of our team of scientists led by Professor Gerd Gigerenzer, director of the Center.

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Vaccination fact boxes

Vaccination fact boxes

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A Harding Center guest post on Health News Review about our vaccine fact boxes that provide transparent information to make informed and independent decisions. 01.12.2016

> Fact boxes: A tool to immunize the public against vaccine misinformation

Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication

Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication

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University of Cambridge opens new Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication to promote the presentation of accurate, relevant, and transparent information on important issues. 01.11.2016

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Health News Review Podcast

Health News Review Podcast

Gerd Gigerenzer - Health News Review 2016

Gerd Gigerenzer about "systematic misinformation of the public about health care" in this episode of Gary Schwitzer's Health News Review Podcast. 28.10.2016

Cancer Screening and Prevention: EU Project to Develop Genetic Test

Cancer Screening and Prevention: EU Project to Develop Genetic Test

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Imagine having a test that could indicate any woman her individual risk of developing breast, cervical, womb, and ovarian cancer. Beginning in September 2015, a research consortium of European institutions will start working with the aim to develop such a genetic test. The Harding Center for Risk Literacy is one of the participating institutions.

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What Does a 30% Chance of Rain Mean?

What Does a 30% Chance of Rain Mean?

BigThink videoteaser Gerd Gigerenzer

Gerd Gigerenzer in a short video on seeing and understanding the risks around us.

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The Guardian Science Weekly Podcast

The Guardian Science Weekly Podcast

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"Staying Safe in a Risky World". Gerd Gigerenzer discusses his work advising governments, the military and bankers on how to manage risk in The Guardian's weekly science podcast. 02.06.2014

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Risk Savvy: How to make good decisions

Risk Savvy: How to make good decisions

Interview Gerd Gigerenzer by ThomsonReuters

In an interview with Axel Threlfall of Reuters Insider, Gerd Gigerenzer talks about his new book “Risky Savvy” and suggests the financial crisis could have been avoided by applying a few simple rules of wisdom.

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Risk Quiz

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Still: Teaser TEDx

TEDx talk by Gerd Gigerenzer on risk literacy.

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Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication

Our sister center, the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication, opened its doors in November 2016 in Cambridge, UK. It aims to ensure that quantitative evidence and risk is presented to people in a fair and balanced way.

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