Cognitive Processes and Societal Risk Taking
OREGON RESEARCH INST EUGENE
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This paper explores how the psychological study of decision processes might help those who seek to understand and improve societal decisions involving risk. The discussion is organized around three topics 1 What are some of the basic policy issues regarding societal risk 2 What knowledge has 25 years of empirical and theoretical research produced that is relevant to these issues and 3 What more do we need to know and how might we acquire that knowledge.
- Sociology and Law