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Risk and genomics – misunderstanding risk

misunderstanding risk - second part of interviewee's with Jon Roberts

In this second video with Jon Roberts we discuss some methods to help students understand and discuss risk.

As we have discussed It is quite easy to misinterpret risk if you are not familiar with the concepts. Read this article about Matt Hancock former UK health secretary interpretation of his Genetic test results. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-47652060

Could you explain to students how this misinterpretation occurred? How easy is it to misinterpret risk? Write your thoughts in the comments section.

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