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Risk information is often difficult to understand, but research shows that transparent visual aids can help patients to make sound decisions about medical treatments, screenings, and lifestyle choices. ... More>
We are watching Big Brother watching us. Whatever one thinks of Edward Snowden, hero or traitor or something in between, his revelations about sweeping NSA surveillance have gotten America’s attention. […]... More>
Given the significant consequences involved in women’s choices to have unprotected sex, empirical research designed to understand the in-the-moment factors influencing women’s risky sexual decision-making has become crucial. For the […] More>
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>