Orit Shaer, Oded Nov
Recent advances in genetic testing and Internet technologies have led to a dramatic increase in the access non-experts have to their own personal genomic information. As a result, individuals are confronted with an unprecedented amount of sensitive information about themselves, which influences their decisions, emotional state, and well-being [1,2]. The use of Web-based interactive technologies to deliver such information raises questions about how people make sense of, engage with, and rely on their personal genomic data. Such questions are not only of paramount importance for society and policy makers but are also a pressing issue for human-computer interaction (HCI)…
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