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Daily Archive July 28th, 2009

False alarms and terrorist screening

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USING GRAPHICAL DISPLAYS TO COMMUNICATE TERRORISM RISKS Jon Baron sent over this timely article¬†http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8153539.stm I like the way the author suggests visual representations (as above) to make the point.¬†That particular representation seems vaguely familiar. I wonder if the author knows there’s been quite a bit of research done on it. 1) Sedlmeier, P., & Gigerenzer, […]