Discussion Questions for Health Beliefs Readings
Due by 2/14/01
- Why might health consciousness be important? (Gould)
- Do you think that the items that Gould used to measure Health consciousness are actually measuring health consciousness?
- How does the personal relevance and the perceived prevalence of a disorder effect individuals perceptions of how serious the disease is? (Jemmott et al.)
- What were some of the things that you learned from Jasons article on his experiences with media interventions that you are going to incorporate in your own PSA? (Jason)
- Why do you think Jason was successful in his pooper-scooper intervention?
- Do you think that using more underrepresented people in mass media PSAs will improve the effectiveness of these ads for those populations?