Risk as Feeling: New Perspectives on Risk Perception

Speaker: Dr Paul Slovic

Chair: Dr Adam Oliver

This event was recorded on 11 November 2010 in D202, Clement House

Dr. Slovic will describe the laboratory experiments that led to the concept of risk as feelings and illustrate some insights gleaned from this perspective for behaviors as diverse as cigarette smoking and apathy toward large scale natural and human caused disasters. Dr. Slovic studies judgment and decision processes with an emphasis on decision making under conditions of risk. His work examines fundamental issues such as the influence of affect on judgments and decisions. For further information visit Dr. Slovic’s website: http://www.decisionresearch.org

Available as: mp3 (40 MB; approx 64 minutes)

Editor’s note: We apologise for the poor audio quality of this podcast.

via Public Lectures and Events: podcasts – Podcasts – LSE.

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