Selected publications: Accidents

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Fischhoff, B., Atran, S., & Fischhoff, N. (in press). Counting casualties: A framework for respectful, useful records. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty.

Fischhoff, B., Bruine de Bruin, W., Perrin, W., & Downs, J.S. (2004). Travel risks in a time of terror. Risk Analysis, 24, 1301-1309.

Fischhoff, B., & Eggers, S. (in press). The content of warnings: A behavioral decision research approach. In M. Wogalter (ed.), The handbook of warnings. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Fischhoff, B., Furby, L., & Gregory, R. (1987). Evaluating voluntary risks of injury. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 19, 51-62.

Hayakawa, H., Fischbeck, P., & Fischhoff, B. (2000). Mental models of auto risks and insurance: Japanese and American motorists. Journal of Risk Research, 3, 51-67.

Hayakawa, H., Fischbeck, P., & Fischhoff, B. (2000). The Japanese automobile insurance industry: Regulation, market structure, and possible impacts of deregulation. Journal of Insurance Regulation, 18, 385-403.

Hayakawa, H., Fischbeck, P., & Fischhoff, B. (2000). Traffic accident statistics and risk perceptions in Japan and the United States. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 32, 827-835.
Slovic, P. & Fischhoff, B. (1983). Targeting risks: Comments on Wilde's "Theory of Risk Homeostasis." Risk Analysis, 2, 231-238.

Slovic, P., Fischhoff, B. & Lichtenstein, S. (1978). Accident probabilities and seat-belt usage: A psychological perspective. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 10, 281-285. Reprinted in P.Slovic (Ed.), The perception of risk. London: Earthscan, 2001.

Svenson, O. Fischhoff, B., & MacGregor, D. (1985). Perceived driving safety. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 17, 119-133.