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  • Svenson, Ola; Slovic, Paul (Decision Research, 2002-02)
    Two studies investigated how free associations to decision alternatives could be used to describe decision processes. Choices between San Francisco and San Diego as a vacation city were investigated in the first study ...
  • Fischhoff, Baruch; MacGregor, Donald G.; Lichtenstein, Sarah (Decision Research, 1983-04)
    People tend to be inadequately sensitive to the extent of their own knowledge. This insensitivity typically emerges as overconfidence. That is, people's assessments of the probability of having answered questions ...
  • Tversky, Amos; Slovic, Paul; Kahneman, Daniel (American Economic Association, 1990)
    Observed preference reversal (PR) cannot be adequately explained by violations of independence, the reduction axiom, or transitivity. The primary cause of PR is the failure of procedure invariance, especially the overpricing ...
  • McDaniels, Timothy; Axelrod, Lawrence J.; Slovic, Paul (1995)
    Relatively little attention has been paid to the role of human perception and judgment in ecological risk management. This paper attempts to characterize perceived ecological risk, using the psychometric paradigm developed ...
  • Leiserowitz, Anthony; Robin, Gregory; Failing, Lee (Decision Research, 2006)
    A two-day workshop on climate change impacts, vulnerabilities and adaptation in northwest Alaska was held in Kotzebue on May 24 & 25. The overall objective of the workshop was to help key stakeholders in northwest Alaska ...
  • Lichtenstein, Sarah (Decision Research, 1984-11)
  • Slovic, Paul; Fischhoff, Baruch; Englander, Tibor; Farago, Klara (1986)
    Studies of risk perception attempt to determine how people characterize and evaluate the hazards of daily life. In the present study, questionnaires that have been used to study risk perception in the United States were ...
  • Markowitz, Ezra; Slovic, Paul; Vastfjall, Daniel; Hodges, Sara (Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2013-07)
    Compassion shown towards victims often decreases as the number of individuals in need of aid increases, identifiability of the victims decreases, and the proportion of victims helped shrinks. Such “compassion fade” may ...
  • Vastfjall, Daniel; Slovic, Paul; Mayorga, Marcus; Peters, Ellen (PLoS ONE, 2014)
    Charitable giving in 2013 exceeded $300 billion, but why do we respond to some life-saving causes while ignoring others? In our first two studies, we demonstrated that valuation of lives is associated with affective feelings ...
  • Slovic, Paul; Griffin, Dale; Tversky, Amos (1990)
    We investigate the hypothesis that the weight of a stimulus attribute is enhanced by its compatibility with the response mode. The first section demonstrates compatibility effects in predictions of market value (Study 1) ...
  • Carpenter, Delesha; Geryk, Lorie; Chen, Annie; Nagler, Rebekah; Dieckmann, Nathan; Han, Paul (Wiley Open Access, 2015-11-22)
    Conflicting health information is increasing in amount and visibility, as evidenced most recently by the controversy surrounding the risks and benefits of childhood vaccinations. The mechanisms through which conflicting ...
  • Slovic, Paul (1995)
    One of the main themes that has emerged from behavioral decision research during the past two decades is the view that people's preferences are often constructed--not merely revealed--in the process of elicitation. This ...
  • Kunreuther, Howard; Slovic, Paul (1999)
    This final section considers what can be done to cope with stigma. Kunreuther and Slovic identify four strategies for coping with stigma. Walker, in a response to Kunreuther and Slovic, questions the assumption that society ...
  • Lichtenstein, Sarah; MacGregor, Donald G.; Slovic, Paul (Decision Research, 1989)
    A critical task often performed by decision makers is to make estimates of important points of fact. Previous research has suggested that decomposition of numerical estimation problems can result in improved estimation ...
  • Slovic, Paul; Fischhoff, Baruch (1983)
  • Kahan, Dan; Slovic, Paul (Harvard Law School, 2006)
    What are the respective contributions of culture and rationality to risk perception? Do disagreements between lay persons and experts (and among members of both groups) originate in conflicting values, differing abilities ...
  • Satterfield, Terre; Roberts, Mere; Henare, Mark; Finucane, Melissa; Benton, Richard; Henare, Manuka (Decision Research, 2005-05)
    “Risk analysis is both a scientific and a political exercise. Ultimately the whole exercise is driven by values, which determine choices made even within science, and the choices made by decision-makers and by society ...
  • Slovic, Paul; Lichtenstein, Sarah; Fischhoff, Baruch (Wiley, 1988)
  • Kunreuther, Howard; Slovic, Paul (1986)
  • Riley, Shawn J.; Gregory, Robin S. (John Hopkins University Press, 2012)
    Wildlife professionals can more effectively manage species and social-ecological systems by fully considering the role that humans play in every stage of the process. Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management provides the ...

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