Development of an interactive escape room intervention to educate college students about earthquake preparedness.

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Novak, J., Lozos, J. C., & Spear, S. E. (2019). Development of an interactive escape room intervention to educate college students about earthquake preparedness. Natural Hazards Review, 20(1), 06018001.
Interactive education strategies have been shown to be more effective in increasing knowledge of disaster preparedness than dissemination of written materials and lectures. To edu…

Effectiveness of Community Participation in Earthquake Preparedness: A Community-Based Participatory Intervention Study of Tehran.

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Jamshidi, E., Majdzadeh, R., Saberi Namin, M., Ardalan, A., Majdzadeh, B., & Seydali, E. (2016). Effectiveness of Community Participation in Earthquake Preparedness: A Community-Based Participatory Intervention Study of Tehran. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 10(2), 211-218.
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a community-based participatory intervention on earthquake preparedness in Tehran. Methods: This community-e…

Residents' disaster preparedness after the meinong taiwan earthquake: A test of protection motivation theory.

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Tang, J., & Feng, J. (2018). Residents' disaster preparedness after the meinong taiwan earthquake: A test of protection motivation theory. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15, 1434.
Because effective preparations are required to mitigate disaster impacts before implementing effective interventions, it is important to understand why people do or do not act on …

The impact of a national earthquake campaign on public preparedness: 2011 campaign in Israel as a case study.

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Shenhar, G., Radomislensky, I., Rozenfeld, M., & Peleg, K. (2015). The impact of a national earthquake campaign on public preparedness: 2011 campaign in Israel as a case study. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 9(2), 138-144.
Objective: The most effective way to reduce the number of expected victims and amount of damage from earthquakes is by effective preparedness. The Israeli government launched a na…

Comparison of two successive earthquake awareness campaigns in Israel: Improved methodology or a cumulative effect?

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Shenhar, G., Rozenfeld, M., Radomislensky, I., & Peleg, K. (2016). Comparison of two successive earthquake awareness campaigns in Israel: Improved methodology or a cumulative effect? Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 10(1), 74-79.
Objectives: An effective way to reduce casualties from earthquakes is to increase population preparedness. During 2011 to 2013, Israeli authorities executed 3 national-level earth…

Evaluating children’s learning of adaptive response capacities from ShakeOut, an earthquake and tsunami drill in two Washington state school districts.

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Johnson, V. A., Johnston, D. M., Ronan, K. R., & Peace, R. (2014). Evaluating children’s learning of adaptive response capacities from ShakeOut, an earthquake and tsunami drill in two Washington state school districts. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 11(3), 347-373.
In 2012, Washington state participated in ShakeOut, an annual, one-day event that encourages residents to practice “drop, cover and hold on” drills for earthquakes and evacuation …

Goal setting outcomes: Examining the role of goal interaction in influencing the experience and learning outcomes of video game play for earthquake preparedness.

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Tanes, Z. & Cho, H. (2013). Goal setting outcomes: Examining the role of goal interaction in influencing the experience and learning outcomes of video game play for earthquake preparedness. Computers in Human Behavior, 29(3), 858-869.
Video game goals are important features of video games. Player’s interaction with goals can not only shape the gaming experience by evoking cognitive and affective reactions in pl…

Communicating earthquake preparedness: The influence of induced mood, perceived risk, and gain or loss frames on homeowners’ attitudes toward general precautionary measures for earthquakes.

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Marti, M., Stauffacher, M., Matthes, J. & Wiemer, S. (2018). Communicating earthquake preparedness: The influence of induced mood, perceived risk, and gain or loss frames on homeowners’ attitudes toward general precautionary measures for earthquakes. Risk Analysis, 38(4), 710-723.
Despite global efforts to reduce seismic risk, actual preparedness levels remain universally low. Although earthquake‐resistant building design is the most efficient way to decrea…

Effect of critical thinking disposition on household earthquake preparedness.

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Nakagawa, Y. (2016). Effect of critical thinking disposition on household earthquake preparedness. Natural Hazards, 81(2), 807-828.
Critical thinking is a form of open-minded thinking that aims to gain insight into how to improve things. The focus is on criticism and applicability of the resultant knowledge. D…

Salient beliefs about earthquake hazards and household preparedness.

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Becker, J. S., Paton, D., Johnston, D. M., & Ronan, K. R. (2013). Salient beliefs about earthquake hazards and household preparedness. Risk Analysis, 33(9), 1710-1727.
Prior research has found little or no direct link between beliefs about earthquake risk and household preparedness. Furthermore, only limited work has been conducted on how people…

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