Efficacy of a web-based intelligent tutoring system for communicating genetic risk of breast cancer: a fuzzy-trace theory approach.

@article{Wolfe2015EfficacyOA,
  title={Efficacy of a web-based intelligent tutoring system for communicating genetic risk of breast cancer: a fuzzy-trace theory approach.},
  author={Christopher R. Wolfe and Valerie F. Reyna and Colin Widmer and Elizabeth M Cedillos and Christopher R. Fisher and Priscila G Brust-Renck and Audrey M Weil},
  journal={Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making},
  year={2015},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={46-59}
}
BACKGROUND . Many healthy women consider genetic testing for breast cancer risk, yet BRCA testing issues are complex. OBJECTIVE . To determine whether an intelligent tutor, BRCA Gist, grounded in fuzzy-trace theory (FTT), increases gist comprehension and knowledge about genetic testing for breast cancer risk, improving decision making. DESIGN . In 2 experiments, 410 healthy undergraduate women were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 groups: an online module using a Web-based tutoring system (BRCA… CONTINUE READING
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