Risk Communication Mental Shortcuts: Why People Do What They Do

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Learn to recognize when people are using mental shortcuts to inform their decisions about risk preparedness. This tutorial helps you identify various mental shortcuts and provides tips on communicating with people that are exhibiting these shortcuts.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize what a variety of common mental shortcuts sound like
  • Identify mental shortcuts used in the sample conversations
  • Identify communication tips to move people past these shortcuts


Participant Requirements

  • Internet connection
  • Speakers