Struggling to assess pandemic risks? You’re not alone. National Geographic, July 30, 2021. In this article, Prof. Helweg-Larsen explains why we are bad at assessing COVID-19 vaccine risk and what do to about it.
In this article from Bottom Line Personal Prof. Helweg-Larsen explains why “Why We’re Bad at Assessing Risk and How to Make Better Decisions.” Published May 15, 2021.
Prof. Helweg-Larsen quoted in “The hard work of going away for a long, long time.” The Washington Post, January 6, 2021.
Check out the article, “Deal with it the Danish way” in which Prof. Helweg-Larsen is quoted about using the Danish word “pyt” to deal with stress. Natural Health, October 8, 2020
Read The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s article, “Airlines say it’s safe to fly. Travelers are skeptical. Who’s right?” in which Prof. Helweg-Larsen is quoted. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 19, 2020
Prof. Helweg-Larsen shares about what makes nations happy in the article, “Happiness Museum looks at brighter feelings in uncertain times.” CNN, August 27, 2020
Prof. Helweg-Larsen was interviewed and quoted in a New York Times article, “The New Rules of Dating.” The New York Times, July 18, 2020
Prof. Helweg-Larsen was interviewed for a New York Times article, “Why You’re Probably Not So Great at Risk Assessment.” The New York Times, June 30, 2020
Prof. Helweg-Larsen was interviewed for an article, “Coronavirus and Optimism Bias: Why Some People are Certain they Won’t Catch COVID-19” in a British local newspaper. London Evening Standard, March 13, 2020
“Derfor har især danske rygere så svært ved at stoppe” [That’s why Danish smokers have a hard time quitting]. An article about Prof. Helweg-Larsen and her research in Berlingske (a Danish national newspaper) in their series “Danes who Rock the World” (in Danish). Berlingske, August 27, 2019
Interview about the Danish word Pyt in the Argentinian national newspaper La Nacion, June 15, 2019.
Quoted in article about happiness “Champions du monde!” Geo, p. 26-27, August, 2018.
Featured Grantee: Marie Helweg-Larsen, National Cancer Institute, Behavioral Research Program. 2018.
“The Real Costs of Smoking.” WalletHub, January 17, 2017
“Why You’re Always in the Slowest-Moving Line, according to Science.” Men’s Health, September 30, 2015.
“Most PPL customers stay put as rates rise.” The Patriot News, January 19, 2010.
“Driven to distraction. Cell phones, reading, makeup, keep Portland drivers’ eyes off the road.” The Portland Tribune, March 19, 2009.
“U2 fans queue in mysterious ways.” The Sunday Times, November 16, 2008.
“Gig-goers guide to the art of queue jumping.” New Scientist, November 6, 2008.
“Dickinson professor to study smoking.” The Sentinel, Carlisle, PA, August 14, 2008.
“Region’s smoking rate is among highest in state.” Observer-Dispatch, Utica, New York, November 18, 2007.
“Dickinson students to assist in study.” The Patriot-News, January 23, 2003.
“Why nobody likes pessimists.” Mindful Things, March 8, 2002.
“Baring all.” Allure Magazine, August 1998.
“UF Researcher: Erotic Photos Deter Some Women From Breast Self-Exams.” Science Daily, April 16, 1998.