Archives—September 2012

Edward Cokely on Graph Literacy

Behavioral Decision MakingEdward Cokely and colleges published a paper, “Individual Differences in Graph Literacy: Overcoming Denominator Neglect in Risk Comprehension” in the Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 25, 390-401.

From Tech Today.

Special Issue Article
Individual Differences in Graph Literacy: Overcoming Denominator Neglect in Risk Comprehension
Yasmina Okan1,*, Rocio Garcia-Retamero1,2, Edward T. Cokely2,3, Antonio Maldonado1
Article first published online: 12 AUG 2011
DOI: 10.1002/bdm.751

Journal of Behavioral Decision Making
Special Issue: Individual Differences in Decision-Making Competence
Volume 25, Issue 4, pages 390–401, October 2012



Change in Leadership at Peace Corps Master’s International Program

Peace CorpsProfessor Blair Orr (SFRES) is stepping down as director of Michigan Tech’s Peace Corps Master’s International (PCMI) program, the nation’s largest. Orr will be replaced by Lecturer Kari Henquinet (SS).

As the new Michigan Tech PCMI campus director, Henquinet will work with the Graduate School to oversee existing PCMI programs and assist in the development of new ones. She will serve as the primary point of contact at Michigan Tech for the Peace Corps.

Read more at Tech Today, by the Graduate School.