Selected publications: Adolescent decision making

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Aiken, A.M., Gold, M.A., & Parker, A.M. (in press). That was then, this is now... Changes in young women's awareness, attitudes, and perceived barriers to using emergency contraception. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.

Barth, K.R., Cook, R.L., Downs, J., Switzer, G., & Fischhoff, B. (2002). Social stigma and negative consequences, American Journal of College Health, 50, 153-159.

Beyth-Marom, R. & Fischhoff, B. (1997). Adolescent decisions about risk: A cognitive perspective. In J.Schulenberg, J. Maggs & K. Hurnelmans (Eds.), Health risks and developmental transaction during adolescence (pp. 110-135). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Beyth-Marom, R., Austin, L., Fischhoff, B., Palmgren, C., & Quadrel, M.J. (1993). Perceived consequences of risky behaviors. Developmental Psychology, 29, 549-563.

Beyth-Marom, R., Fischhoff, B., Quadrel, M.J., & Furby, L. (1991). Teaching adolescents decision making. In J. Baron & R. Brown (Eds.). Teaching decision making to adolescents (pp. 19-60). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

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.

Bruine de Bruin, W., Fischhoff, B., Halpern-Felsher, B., & Millstein, S. (2000). Expressing epistemic uncertainty: It's a fifty-fifty chance. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 81, 115-131.

Bruine de Bruin, W., Parker, A.M., & Fischhoff, B. (2007). Can teens predict significant life events? Journal of Adolescent Health, 41, 208-210.

Buzzini, S. R. R., Gold, M. A., Buzzini, T. N. D. Downs, J., Murray, P. J. (2003), Patterns of pre-admission physical activity among male juvenile detainees. Journal of Adolescent Health, 32,160.

Downs, J.S., Bruine de Bruin, W., Murray, P.J., & Fischhoff, B. (2006). Specific STI knowledge may be acquired too late. Journal of Adolescent Health, 38, 65-67.

Downs, J. S., Bruine de Bruin, W., Murray, P. J., & Fischhoff, B. (2004). When “it only takes once” fails: perceived infertility predicts condom use and STI acquisition. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 17, 224.

Downs, J.S., Murray, P.J., Bruine de Bruin, W., White, J.P., Palmgren, C. & Fischhoff, B. (2004). Interactive Video Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Adolescent Females' STD Risk: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Social Science & Medicine, 59, 1561-1572.

Fischhoff, B. (2005). Development of and in behavioral decision research. In J.E. Jacobs & P. Kaczynski (Eds). The development of judgment and decision making in children and adults (pp. 335-346). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Fischhoff, B. (2001). Adolescent vulnerability and behavioral interventions. In P.B. Baltes & N.J. Smelser (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (Vol. 1, pp. 116-119). Kidlington, UK: Pergamon.

Fischhoff, B. (1999). Forever teen. Framtider, 18, 16-23.

Fischhoff, B. (1992). Risk taking: A developmental perspective. In J.F. Yates (Ed.), Risk-taking behavior (pp. 133-162). Chichester: Wiley.

Fischhoff, B., Crowell, N.A., & Kipke, M. (Eds.). (1999). Adolescent decision making: Implications for prevention programs. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Fischhoff, B., & Downs, J. (1997). Accentuate the relevant. Psychological Science, 8(3), 1-5.

Fischhoff, B., Downs, J., & Bruine de Bruin, W. (1998). Adolescent vulnerability: A framework for behavioral interventions. Applied and Preventive Psychology, 7, 77-94.

Fischhoff, B., Parker, A., Bruine de Bruin, W., Downs, J., Palmgren, C., Dawes, R.M., & Manski, C. (2000). Teen expectations for significant life events. Public Opinion Quarterly, 64, 189-205.

Fischhoff, B. & Quadrel, M.J. (1995). Adolescent alcohol decisions. In G.M. Boyd, J. Howard, & R.A. Zucker (Eds.). Alcohol problems among adolescents: Current directions in prevention research (pp. 59-84). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Fischhoff, B., & Willis, H. (2002). Measures of adolescent vulnerability. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Gold, M. A., Schorzman, C. M., Murray, P. J., Downs, J., & Tolentino, G. (in press). Body Piercing Practices and Attitudes Among Urban Adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Gold, M. A., Wolford, J. E., Smith, K. A., & Parker, A. M. (2004). The effects of advance provision of emergency contraception on adolescent women's sexual and contraceptive behaviors. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynocology, 17, 87-96.

Goldberg, J., & Fischhoff, B. (2000). The long-term risks in the short-term benefits: Perceptions of potentially addictive activities. Health Psychology, 19, 299-303.

Murray, P. J., Downs, J. S., Fischhoff, B., White, J. P., & McGinnis, M. S. (2001). Contraceptive choice: A behavioral correlate of condom use. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Murray, P.J., Downs, J.S., White, J.P., Fischhoff, B., Barr, S.A., & Palmgren, C. (2000). Previous clinical diagnosis of chlamydia helps patients predict outcome of new chlamydia. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 13, 98.

Parker, A. M., & Fischhoff, B. (2005). Decision-making competence: External validation through an individual-differences approach. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 18, 1-27.

Parker, A. M., & Fischhoff, B. (2003). Decision-making competence and risk behavior. In D. Romer (Ed.), Reducing adolescent risk: Toward an integrated approach (pp. 99-105). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Quadrel, M.J., Fischhoff, B., & Davis, W. (1993). Adolescent (in)vulnerability. American Psychologist, 48, 102-116.