Selected publications: Terrorism

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Dombroski, M., Fischhoff, B., & Fischbeck, P. (2006). Predicting emergency evacuation and sheltering behavior: A structured analytical approach. Risk Analysis, 26.

Fischhoff, B. (in press). Realistic risk disclosure in newly normal times. In P. Shane (Ed.), Security, technology and privacy. New York: The Century Foundation.

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. (2005, August 7). A hero in every aisle seat. New York Times. Reprinted in Houston Chronicle, August 8, 2005.

Fischhoff, B. (2004). Realistic risk disclosure in newly normal times. In P. Shane, J. Podesta & R.C. Leone (Eds.), Security, technology and privacy: A little knowledge. New York: The Century Foundation.

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

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: Judgments and choices. Risk Analysis, 24, 1299-1307.

Fischhoff, B., Gonzalez, R.M., Lerner, J.S., & Small, D.A. (2005) Evolving judgments of terror risks: Foresight, hindsight, and emotion. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 11, 124-139.

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

Small, D.A., Lerner, J.S., & Fischhoff, B. (2006). Emotion priming and attributions for terrorism: Americans’ reactions in a national field experiment. Political Psychology, 27, 289-298.