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Strategies for Risk Communication: Evolution, Evidence, Experience

Edited by Edited by W. Troy Tucker and Scott Ferson (Applied Biomathematics, Setauket, NY) and Adam M. Finkel (UMDNJ School of Public Health, New Jersey)
Strategies for Risk Communication: Evolution, Evidence, Experience

Published: April 2008

Volume 1128

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This symposium, sponsored by the Society for Risk Analysis and the National Science Foundation, explored practical methods and robust theories of risk communication arising from recent research in risk perception, neuroscience, and the evolutionary social sciences. The symposium addressed how humans process and perceive uncertainty and risks. The purpose of the symposium was to synthesize the findings from these diverse fields to inform the development of practical strategies for risk communication.