Browsing Decision Research Faculty Works by Author "Peters, Ellen"

Navigation

Display Options

Results

  • Vastfjall, Daniel; Peters, Ellen; Slovic, Paul (Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2008-01)
    Environmental events such as natural disasters may influence the public’s affective reactions and decisions. Shortly after the 2004 Tsunami disaster we assessed how affect elicited by thinking about this disaster influenced ...
  • Slovic, Paul; Peters, Ellen; Finucane, Melissa; MacGregor, Donald G. (2005)
    Risk is perceived and acted on in 2 fundamental ways. Risk as feelings refers to individuals' fast, instinctive, and intuitive reactions to danger. Risk as analysis brings logic, reason, and scientific deliberation to bear ...
  • Epstein, Ronald; Peters, Ellen (American Medical Association, 2009)
    The Institute of Medicine considers patient-centered care (“care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs and values” 1(p6)) to be a foundation of high-quality health care, along ...
  • 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 ...
  • Peters, Ellen; Levin, Irwin (Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2008-08)
    Using five variants of the Asian Disease Problem, we dissected the risky-choice framing effect by requiring each participant to provide preference ratings for the full decision problem and also to provide attractiveness ...
  • Slovic, Paul; MacGregor, Donald G.; Peters, Ellen (Decision Research, 1998-03-11)
    Traditionally, the principal focus of research on judgment and decision making has been largely cognitive and rationalistic. More recently, however, decision-making researchers have acknowledged the role of non-cognitive ...
  • Peters, Ellen; Romer, Daniel; Slovic, Paul; Jamieson, Kathleen Hall; Wharfield, Leisha M.; Mertz, C. K.; Carpenter, Stephanie M. (2007)
  • Peters, Ellen; Slovic, Paul; Vastfjall, Daniel; Mertz, C. K. (Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2008-12)
    Measuring reaction times to number comparisons is thought to reveal a processing stage in elementary numerical cognition linked to internal, imprecise representations of number magnitudes. These intuitive representations ...
  • Kahan, Dan; Peters, Ellen; Dawson, Erica Cantrell; Slovic, Paul (The Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School, 2013)
    Why does public conflict over societal risks persist in the face of compelling and widely accessible scientific evidence? We conducted an experiment to probe two alternative answers: the “Science Comprehension Thesis” ...
  • Kahan, Dan; Peters, Ellen; Dawson, Erica Cantrell; Slovic, Paul (Yale Law School, 2013)
    Why does public conflict over societal risks persist in the face of compelling and widely accessible scientific evidence? We conducted an experiment to probe two alternative answers: the “Science Comprehension Thesis” ...
  • Dickert, Stephan; Kleber, Janet; Peters, Ellen; Slovic, Paul (Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2011-10)
    Donation requests often convey numerical information about the people in need. In two studies, we investigated the effects of numeracy and presentation format on the underlying affective and cognitive mechanisms of donation ...
  • Peters, Ellen; Slovic, Paul (1996)
    Recent research in risk perception has examined the role of affect and worldviews as orienting dispositions that guide people's decisions about complex and risky topics such as nuclear energy. This study tests and supports ...
  • Kahan, Dan; Peters, Ellen; Braman, Donald; Slovic, Paul; Wittlin, Maggie; Larrimore Ouellette, Lisa; Mandel, Gregory (Yale Law School, 2011)
    The conventional explanation for controversy over climate change emphasizes impediments to public understanding: limited popular knowledge of science, the inability of ordinary citizens to assess technical information, and ...
  • Stockard, Jean; Peters, Ellen; O'Brien, Robert (Society for Judgment and Decision Making,, 2007-02)
    Researchers in the decision making tradition usually analyze multiple decisions within experiments by aggregating choices across individuals and using the individual subject as the unit of analysis. This approach can mask ...

Search Scholars' Bank


Advanced Search

Browse

My Account