36_37_Risk_Perception - CEE 597 Lecture 36 & 37 Risk...

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Jery Stedinger 1 Risk Perception and  Risk Communication
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Jery Stedinger 2 Overview of Course Risks in Life Criteria for describing risks Models of Risk Fly vs Drive Networks Airplane Safety Risk Profiles Going 55 Dose-response AIDS Environmental risk exposure assessment air pollution incinerator multimedia
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Jery Stedinger 3 Overview of Course - 2 Dose-response relationships and issues Quantitative risk analysis strengths and weaknesses Modeling preferences: risk benefit-cost analysis Policy issues: Morall, Graham and Carrothers, Kelman Sensitivity and Uncertainty analysis, Monte Carlo simulation Next How the  public views risk Communicating with the public Risk Management: how we do it?
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Jery Stedinger 4 comic California after Earthquake or Fire In New York during December
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Jery Stedinger 5 Readings (M) Slovic, “Perceptions of Risk” packet (M) Slovic, Fischoff, Lichtenstein, “Ratings of Risk” Readings (W) Fischoff, Watson, and Hope “Defining Risk” Readings (W) Sandman, “Risk=Hazard + Outrage” packet (F) Pough and Krimsky, “Emergence of Risk Comm…” Readings (F) Sandman, “Getting to Maybe: Comm. Aspects of Siting…” Readings (F) Bean, “Speaking of Risk” packet
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Jery Stedinger 6 Readings - 2 (M) Sandmanm “Telling Reporters” packet (M) Greenburg et al. “Networks News Coverage” packet (W) Lave, “Fixing the System” packet (W) Starr, “Social Benefit versus Technological Risk” Readings packet (W) Slovic, “Perceived Risk, Trust, and Democracy” packet See top of Hw assignment #11
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Jery Stedinger 7 Key Ideas this Section Risk perception = Numerical Risk Judgmental Bias: Availability heuristic Role of Dread and Unknown risk factors Signal Accidents Risk communication is a challenge.
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Jery Stedinger 8 Question Thinking about the actual amount of risk facing our society,  would you say that people are subject to more risk today than  they were 20 years ago, less risk today, or about the same risk  as 20 years ago?
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Jery Stedinger 9 Question Thinking about the actual amount of risk facing our society, would you  say that people are subject to more risk today than they were 20 years  ago, less risk today, or about the same risk as 20 years ago? Top 
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2009 for the course CEE 5950 taught by Professor Carr during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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36_37_Risk_Perception - CEE 597 Lecture 36 & 37 Risk...

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