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Why We Don’t Believe Science: A Perspective From Decision Psychology

In a perfect world, people are objective when they perceive risks and make decisions in climate and other domains. But psychological research suggests that this is not always how the human mind works

Published: Feb 11, 2016
Last Modified: Apr 19, 2016
Duration: ~ 1 hr, 3 mins
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Jill Jentes Banicki

Jill Jentes Banicki

Assistant Director-Programs, Communications Coordinator, Ohio Sea Grant College Program

Description

In a perfect world, people are objective when they perceive risks and make decisions in climate and other domains. But psychological research suggests that this is not always how the human mind works.

In this webinar, we consider examples in climate change and other politically charged domains, and present evidence-based strategies that can help improve communication.