WP 2016-08 The Psychology of Human Risk Preferences and Vulnerability to Scare-Mongers: Experimental Economic Tools for Hypothesis Formulation and Testing
Published in 2016 in Journal of Cognition and Culture, Volume 16, Issue 5.
AUTHORS: Glenn W. Harrison and Don Ross
ABSTRACT: The Internet and social media have opened niches for political exploitation of human dispositions to hyper-alarmed states that amplify perceived threats relative to their objective probabilities of occurrence. Researchers should… more »