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This study examined whether the Peltzman effect was a reliable predictor of risky behavior at crosswalks. Pedestrians were observed at marked and unmarked crosswalks at a university campus in order […] More>
Many of the most influential financial decision makers in our society from business to politics happen to be middle-aged. The average age of Fortune 500 chief executive officers and chief financial officers is around the mid-fifties. Historically, the average appointment age of Federal Reserve Chairs and National Economic Council Directors is also in the fifties. ... More>
Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Harding Center for Risk Literacy, Germany www.mpib-berlin.mpg.de/en/staff/wolfgang-gaissmaier What does your research focus on? Broadly speaking, I study how people make decisions under risk and […]... More>
University of California, Irvine http://socialecology.uci.edu/faculty/nscurich What does your research focus on? Broadly speaking, I study psychology and law. The general theme of my research is judgment and decision making in […]... More>
Leroy Hendricks had a long history of sexually molesting children, including his own stepdaughter and stepson. When he was 21, he was convicted of exposing himself to two girls, and […]... More>