Mental Models Training Workshop
Carnegie Mellon University
Porter Hall 223-D
Social & Decision Sciences

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Reference Materials:
Mental Models Overview Handout

Interview training - Mental Models Interview Protocol and Technique
Program to weight lines
Vaccine Code Summaries
Vaccine Variable Definitions
Vaccine Model: College Risk & Benefit
Coding sheets Q1 only
Vaccine code data (SPSS file)

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Downs, J. S., Bruine de Bruin, W. & Fischhoff, B. (2008). Parents' vaccination comprehension and decisions. Vaccine, 26, 1595-1607.

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