Research shows that people overestimate benefits – and underestimate risks – of medical interventions
From major heart surgery to a course of minor drugs, people overestimate the benefits and underestimate the risks of a variety of medical procedures, according to new research led by the School of Psychology.
People who ‘see the glass as half full’ are more likely to fall prey to mass marketing scams
Research co-authored by Professor Yaniv Hanoch, Professor of Decision Science in the School of Psychology, delves into the individual differences of the scam victims
Elderly will take medical risks given large enough benefits, study shows
Plymouth University news: Older people are more likely to take medical risks than younger adults if they perceive the benefits to be high enough, according to new research led by Yaniv Hanoch, Professor of Decision Science.
Risk and decision-making
Risk and decision-making - theme within Voyage research group at Plymouth University
Opinions on fracking linked to political persuasion - study
Plymouth University news: A person’s opinion on fracking can be predicted by their political ideology, according to a new study co-conducted by a University Psychology academic.
Advanced clinical reasoning for the critical care patient (masters level)
University of Plymouth offers the 'Advanced clinical reasoning for the critical care patient' module which will build upon your prior knowledge and experience to develop advanced clinical reasoning skills in critical care management.