Hazards
Entries for Man-made non-intentional hazards or emergency situations

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Perceptions of terrorism are characterized by the perception of intentionality

30.09.2018


Optimism bias is less present in victims of nuclear accidents as well as those who are not at any risk of their consequences

30.09.2018


Trust in nuclear power is often linked to a lower level of perceived risk

30.09.2018


Females, individuals who are less educated and/or who have a lower income have stronger perceptions of nuclear risk

30.09.2018


Perceived human interference with nature increases levels of perceived risk

30.09.2018


Emotions, such as fear, influence levels of risk perception

30.09.2018


Natural disasters encourage solidarity while technological disasters create a rigid community

30.09.2018


The media's influence on individuals who are directly involved in disaster events

30.09.2018


People tolerate natural disasters better than man-made ones and media has an important influence on this

30.09.2018


Differences between natural and technological disasters in terms of suddenness, power, destructiveness, predictability and low point of the event

30.09.2018


The comparison between natural and man-made disasters according to three important factors influencing risk perception

30.09.2018


Man-made hazards provoke higher levels of concern compared to natural hazards

30.09.2018


Natural and man-made hazards are perceived differently and elicit different types of emotions

30.09.2018


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