Mirta Galesic

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Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Social sampling explains apparent biases in judgments of social environments
    Mirta Galesic
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Sci 23:1515-23. 2012
  2. pmc The risks we dread: a social circle account
    Mirta Galesic
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e32837. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Using icon arrays to communicate medical risks: overcoming low numeracy
    Mirta Galesic
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Health Psychol 28:210-6. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Graph literacy: a cross-cultural comparison
    Mirta Galesic
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Med Decis Making 31:444-57. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Communicating consequences of risky behaviors: Life expectancy versus risk of disease
    Mirta Galesic
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 82:30-5. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Statistical numeracy for health: a cross-cultural comparison with probabilistic national samples
    Mirta Galesic
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Arch Intern Med 170:462-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Do icon arrays help reduce denominator neglect?
    Rocio Garcia-Retamero
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Med Decis Making 30:672-84. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Using plausible group sizes to communicate information about medical risks
    Rocio Garcia-Retamero
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 84:245-50. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Do low-numeracy people avoid shared decision making?
    Mirta Galesic
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Health Psychol 30:336-41. 2011
  10. pmc How to reduce the effect of framing on messages about health
    Rocio Garcia-Retamero
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1323-9. 2010

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Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Social sampling explains apparent biases in judgments of social environments
    Mirta Galesic
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Sci 23:1515-23. 2012
    ..The model predicts the empirical results better than alternative accounts and highlights the importance of considering environmental structure when studying human cognition...
  2. pmc The risks we dread: a social circle account
    Mirta Galesic
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e32837. 2012
    ..We discuss several possible explanations of these findings. Our results stress the importance of considering social environments when studying people's understanding of and reactions to risks...
  3. doi request reprint Using icon arrays to communicate medical risks: overcoming low numeracy
    Mirta Galesic
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Health Psychol 28:210-6. 2009
    ..This study investigates whether icon arrays increase accuracy of understanding medical risks, and whether they affect perceived seriousness of risks and helpfulness of treatments...
  4. doi request reprint Graph literacy: a cross-cultural comparison
    Mirta Galesic
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Med Decis Making 31:444-57. 2011
    ..Visual displays are often used to communicate important medical information to patients. However, even the simplest graphs are not understood by everyone...
  5. doi request reprint Communicating consequences of risky behaviors: Life expectancy versus risk of disease
    Mirta Galesic
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 82:30-5. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Statistical numeracy for health: a cross-cultural comparison with probabilistic national samples
    Mirta Galesic
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Arch Intern Med 170:462-8. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Do icon arrays help reduce denominator neglect?
    Rocio Garcia-Retamero
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Med Decis Making 30:672-84. 2010
    ..We also tested whether using icon arrays helps people take these different sample sizes into account. We especially focused on older adults, who are often more disadvantaged when making decisions about their health...
  8. doi request reprint Using plausible group sizes to communicate information about medical risks
    Rocio Garcia-Retamero
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 84:245-50. 2011
    ..Grasping the meaning of such numbers may be difficult, because of limited exposure to large groups of people in either our evolutionary history or daily life...
  9. doi request reprint Do low-numeracy people avoid shared decision making?
    Mirta Galesic
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Health Psychol 30:336-41. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc How to reduce the effect of framing on messages about health
    Rocio Garcia-Retamero
    Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1323-9. 2010
    ..Patients must be informed about risks before any treatment can be implemented. Yet serious problems in communicating these risks occur because of framing effects...