Selected publications: AIDS

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Bruine de Bruin, W., Downs, J.S., & Fischhoff, B. (2007). Adolescents’ thinking about the risks and benefits of sexual behavior. In: Lovett, M.C. & Shah, P. (Eds.) Thinking with data. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, pp. 421-439.

Bruine de Bruin, W., Downs, J.S., Fischhoff, B., & Palmgren, C. (2007). Development and evaluation of an HIV/AIDS knowledge measure for adolescents focusing on misunderstood concepts. HIV/AIDS Prevention in Children and Youth, 8, 35-57.

Bruine de Bruin, W., & Fischhoff, B. (2000). The effect of question format on beliefs about AIDS. AIDS Education and Prevention, 12, 187-198.

Downs, J.S., Bruine de Bruin, W., Murray, P.J., & Fischhoff, B. (in press). Specific STI knowledge may be acquired too late. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Downs, J. S. Murray, P. J., Bruine de Bruin, W., White, J. P., Palmgren, C., & Fischhoff, B. (2004). An interactive video program to reduce adolescent females’ STD risk: A randomized controlled trial. Social Science and Medicine, 59, 1561-1572.

Fischhoff, B . (1996). The real world: What good is it? Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 65, 232-248.

Fischhoff, B. (1995). What do people need to know about AIDS? In Assessing the social and behavioral science base for HIV/AIDS prevention and intervention. Background papers (pp. 31-43). Washington, DC: Institute of Medicine, Division of Neuroscience and Behavioral Health.

Fischhoff, B. (1989). Making decisions about AIDS. In V. Mays, G. Albee, & S. Schneider (Eds.), Primary prevention of AIDS (pp. 168-205). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Fischhoff, B., & Downs, J. (1997). Accentuate the relevant. Psychological Science, 8, 1-5.

Fischhoff, B., & Downs, J. (1997). Decision-making theory and HIV disease. Focus, 12, 1-4.

Linville, P.W., Fischer, G.W., & Fischhoff, B. (1993). AIDS risk perceptions and decision biases. In J.B. Pryor & G.D. Reeder (Eds.), The social psychology of HIV infection (pp. 5-38). Hillsdale, NJ Erlbaum.

Morgan, M.G., Fischhoff, B., Bostrom, A., & Atman, C. (2001). Risk communication: The mental models approach. New York: Cambridge University Press.