Eliciting Causal Beliefs about Heart Attacks: A Comparison of Implicit and Explicit Methods.

@article{French2002ElicitingCB,
  title={Eliciting Causal Beliefs about Heart Attacks: A Comparison of Implicit and Explicit Methods.},
  author={David P French and Theresa M Marteau and V. Oravec Senior and John A. Weinman},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={
          433-44
        }
}
Objective To compare beliefs about the importance of different factors in causing heart attacks, elicited by explicit questionnaire ratings and an implicit vignette task. Method In two separate studies: (1) 107 adults (aged 40-60 years); and (2) 134 students completed two tasks: (a) a questionnaire in which they explicitly rated the importance of a number of causes of heart attacks; and (b) a vignette task in which they implicitly used risk factor information to estimate a hypothetical man's… CONTINUE READING
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