Research question: Can an exhibition and an on line serious game contribute to knowledge and attitude with a general public about the threat of an avian influenza virus causing a human influenza pandemic? In an explorative study, the authors compare the effects of an exhibition and an on line game, by measuring knowledge and attitude of participants before and after visiting the exhibition or playing the game. People’s attitude toward animal experiment was also examined.

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H5N1– the evolution of an influenza virus’
A study into the effects of an exhibition and an on-line serious game

Fred Balvert   Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam

Midori Takahashi   Shizuoka Science Museum

Research question: Can an exhibition and an on line serious game contribute to knowledge and attitude with a general public about the threat of an avian influenza virus causing a human influenza pandemic? In an explorative study, the authors compare the effects of an exhibition and an on line game, by measuring knowledge and attitude of participants before and after visiting the exhibition or playing the game. People’s attitude toward animal experiment was also examined.

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