Selected publications: Defense

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Fischhoff, B. (2005). Risk perception and communication. In D. Kamien (ed.), McGraw-Hill Handbook of Terrorism and Counter-terrorism (p. 463-492). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Fischhoff, B. (2002). Assessing and communicating the risks of terrorism. In A.H. Teich, S.D. Nelson, & S.J. Lita (Eds.), Science and technology in a vulnerable world (pp. 51-64). Washington, DC: AAAS.

Fischhoff, B. (1991). Nuclear decisions: Cognitive limits to the thinkable. In P. E. Tetlock, J. L. Husbands, R. Jervis, P. C. Stern, and C. Tilly (Eds.), Behavior, society, and nuclear war, (pp 110-192). New York: Oxford University Press.

Fischhoff, B. (1983). Strategic policy preferences. Journal of Social Issues, 39, 133-160.

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

Fischhoff, B., & Downs, J. (1997). Overt and covert communication about emerging foodborne pathogens. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 3, 489-495.

Fischhoff, B., Lanir, Z., & Johnson, S. (1997). Risky lessons: Conditions for organizational learning. In Z . Shapira, R. Garud & P. Nayyar (Eds.), Technological learning, oversights and foresights (pp. 306-324). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Fischhoff, B., Pidgeon, N., & Fiske, S. (1983). Social science and the politics of the arms race. Journal of Social Issues, 39, 161-180.

Florig, K., & Fischhoff, B. (in press). Individuals’ decisions affecting radiation exposure after a nuclear event. Health Physics Journal.

Lanir, Z., Fischhoff, B., & Johnson, S. (1988). Military risk taking: C3I and the cognitive functions of boldness in war. Journal of Strategic Studies, 11, 96-114.