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Uncertain Judgements: Eliciting Experts' Probabilities
Elicitation is the process of extracting expert knowledge about some unknown quantity or quantities, and formulating that information as a probability distribution. Elicitation is important in… Expand
Attitude formation through exploration: valence asymmetries.
- R. Fazio, J. Eiser, Natalie J Shook
- Medicine, Psychology
- Journal of personality and social psychology
- 1 September 2004
The formation of attitudes toward novel objects was examined as a function of exploratory behavior. An initial experiment, in which participants played a computer game that required them to learn… Expand
Risk interpretation and action: A conceptual framework for responses to natural hazards
Understanding how people interpret risks and choose actions based on their interpretations is vital to any strategy for disaster reduction. We review relevant literature with the aim of developing a… Expand
Risk perceptions of mobile phone use while driving.
- M. White, J. Eiser, Peter R. Harris
- Medicine, Engineering
- Risk analysis : an official publication of the…
- 1 April 2004
Numerous governments have introduced regulations governing the use of mobile (cellular) telephones while driving. Despite significant research into the "objective" risks, there is relatively little… Expand
Optimism, Pessimism, and the Direction of Self–Other Comparisons
Abstract Two studies (Ns = 234 and 179) are reported in which students made comparative assessments of their own and others' prospects of future examination performance, either by rating themselves… Expand
Trust, Perceived Risk, and Attitudes Toward Food Technologies
There is substantial empirical evidence that both trust and risk perceptions influence public acceptance of new technologies. We reanalyzed 3 studies (on food technology) to compare whether (a) both… Expand
Attitudes, Chaos and the Connectionist Mind
- J. Eiser
- 6 January 1994
Preface 1. A Brief History of Attitude Research 2. Mind and Body 3. Experience and Identity 4. Mind and Behaviour 5. Observation and Reality 6. Expression and Shared Experience 7. Attitudes and… Expand
Randomized controlled trial of a midwife-delivered brief smoking cessation intervention in pregnancy.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of a brief smoking cessation intervention with pregnant women practicable routinely by midwives. DESIGN Midwives were randomized to deliver the experimental… Expand
Quality of life in children newly diagnosed with cancer and their mothers
BackgroundWith current treatments, approximately 75% of children diagnosed with cancer can expect to achieve disease-free survival. However, treatments are complex and aggressive, potentially… Expand
Identifying predictors of attitudes towards local onshore wind development with reference to an English case study
The threats posed by climate change are placing governments under increasing pressure to meet electricity demand from low-carbon sources. In many countries, including the UK, legislation is in place… Expand