|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -461) and index.
|aDecision processes, rationality and adjustment to natural hazards / Paul Slovic, Howard Kunreuther and Gilbert White -- Cognitive processes and societal risk taking / Paul Slovic, Baruch Fischhoff and Sarah Lichtenstein -- Preference for insuring against probable small losses: insurance implications / Paul Slovic, Baruch Fischhoff, Sarah Lichtenstein, Bernard Corrigan and Barbara Combs -- Accident probabilities and seat belt usage: a psychological perspective / Paul Slovic, Baruch Fischhoff and Sarah Lichtenstein -- How safe is safe enough? A psychometric study of attitudes toward technological risks and benefits / Baruch Fischhoff, Paul Slovic, Sarah Lichtenstein, Stephen Read and Barbara Combs -- Rating the risks / Paul Slovic, Baruch Fischhoff and Sarah Lichtenstein -- Weighing the risks: which risks are acceptable? / Baruch Fischhoff, Paul Slovic and Sarah Lichtenstein -- Facts and fears: understanding perceived risk ; Response mode, framing and information-processing effects in risk assessment / Paul Slovic, Baruch Fischhoff and Sarah Lichtenstein -- The nature of technological hazard / Christoph Hohenemser, Robert W. Kates and Paul Slovic -- Informing and educating the public about risk / Paul Slovic -- Perception of risk from automobile safety defects / Paul Slovic, Donald G. MacGregor and Nancy N. Kraus -- Perception of risk / Paul Slovic -- The social amplification of risk: a conceptual framework / Roger E. Kasperson, Ortwin Renn, Paul Slovic, Halina S. Brown, Jacque Emel, Robert Goble, Jeanne X. Kasperson and Samuel Ratick -- The perception and management of therapeutic risk ; Perception of risk form radiation / Paul Slovic -- Perceived risk, trust and the politics of nuclear waste / Paul Slovic, James Flynn and Mark Layman -- Intuitive toxicology: expert and lay judgements of chemical risks / Nancy Kraus, Torbjorn Malmfors and Paul Slovic -- Perceived risk, trust and democracy / Paul Slovic -- Adolescent health-threatening and health-enhancing behaviors: a study of word association and imagery / Alida Benthin, Paul Slovic, Patricia Moran, Herbert Severson, C. K. Mertz and Meg Gerrard -- Technological stigma / Robin Gregory, James Flynn and Paul Slovic -- Probability, danger and coercion: a study of risk perception and decision-making in mental health law / Paul Slovic and John Monahan -- Do adolescent smokers know the risks? / Paul Slovic -- Insensitivity to the value of a human life: a study of psychophysical numbing / David Fetherstonhaugh, Paul Slovic, Stephen M. Johnson and James Friedrich -- Trust, emotion, sex, politics and science: surveying the risk-assessment battlefield / Paul Slovic -- The affect heuristic in judgements of risks and benefits / Melissa L. Finucane, Ali Alhakami, Paul Slovic and Stephen M. Johnson.