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2008-590

This week's feature article examines how cognitive overload - the bombardment of information - affects our ability as health promoters to get our messages heard, make sure they are understood, and ultimately lead to action by either changing attitudes or behaviours

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2008
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590
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20081031
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590

Journal Articles Related to Cognitive Overload

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Predictors of cancer information overload: findings from a national survey by Kim, Lustria, Burke and Kwon (2007) explores predictors of information overload from individuals seeking cancer information. A secondary analysis was performed of the 2003 Health Information National Trends Survey conducted by the US National Cancer Institute. The strongest predictors were identified as education level and cognitive aspects of information seeking. The paper is available at http://informationr.net/ir/12-4/paper326.html.

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