TITLE

A critical look at risk messages

AUTHOR(S)
Wolters, Mark Anthony
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Fraser Forum;Feb2008, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the individuals' attitudes to messages about risk. An individual's health and happiness may depend upon the risk messages he encounters or perceives based on statistics. Studies of risk perception have indicated that many subjective factors, mainly fear, can strongly influence a person's perceived level of risk. As individual decision-makers, what one thinks, knows and feels about risks plays a powerful role in the broader context of risk in society.
ACCESSION #
30035528

 

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