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Human responses to disasters remain unchanged due to our shared evolutionary heritage

30.09.2018


Citizens' assessment of risk as determined by dominant discourses and broader social, cultural and historical forces

30.09.2018


The more serious the hazard, the higher the level of perceived risk and the greater the degree of public concern

30.09.2018


Hyperbolic discounting - the tendency to discount future gains in favour of more immediate rewards

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Attitudes toward environmental issues, Worldviews

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

The difference in perceptions of risk between experts and non-experts is merely quantitative not qualitative

30.09.2018


Personal involvement increases citizens' willingness to engage in activities aimed at preserving personal safety

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Local knowledge

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention, Preparedness

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

Personal experience guides behaviour more than received information

30.09.2018


Experience with violent life events influences future perception of risk

30.09.2018


Prior negative experiences influence perceptions of future risks depending on the severity of personal consequences of the former

30.09.2018


When powerlessness is negatively associated with mitigation intentions, victims become reluctant to engage in risk mitigation activities

30.09.2018


The effect and origin of gender differences in perception of risk

30.09.2018


The effect of race and ethnicity on perception of risk

30.09.2018


Higher levels of perceived risk amongst older, less educated or lower-income individuals

30.09.2018


Optimism bias: the tendency to overestimate the probability of positive events and underestimate that of negative ones

30.09.2018


Illusion of control: the tendency to overestimate the amount control they have over events

30.09.2018


Availability bias: recalling particular examples In judging the frequency of events

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The representativeness bias: the tendency to judge events as more likely to happen because they look representative for the group they belong to

30.09.2018


The narrative bias: information obtained from others' personal experiences influences risk behaviour more than that presented as a formal description

30.09.2018


The anchoring-and-adjustment bias: adjusting subsequent information in accordance with a so-called anchor

30.09.2018


The affect heuristic: the role of the affective states in risk perception

30.09.2018


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