My objective in this paper is to provide psychological perspective on the challenges to rational decision making in the face of terrorism and other risk crisis. I shall begin with an introduction to the psychology of risk, highlighting the role of affect and its contribution to what may be called “risk as feeling.” I shall then address the need to educate and inform citizens about risks from terrorism and some of the particular challenges this entails.
What's Fear Got to Do with It - It's Affect We Need to Worry About,
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