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Consequences of Regret Aversion: Effects of Expected Feedback on Risky Decision Making
Previous research has considered the question of how anticipated regret affects risky decision making. Several studies have shown that anticipated regret forces participants towards the safe option,Expand
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Risk Perception and Self-Protective Behavior
Most models of health-related behaviors are based on the assumption that people estimate the seriousness of a risk, evaluate the costs and benefits of action, and then select a course of action thatExpand
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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 aExpand
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Perceived risk and vulnerability as predictors of precautionary behaviour
Virtually all major theories of health-related behaviours are based on the assumption that people estimate their perceived susceptibility to a disease and evaluate the costs and benefits ofExpand
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Anticipated regret and time perspective: Changing sexual risk-taking behavior.
In two studies we test the effects of anticipated affective reactions such as regret on behavioral expectations and behavior. These effects were examined in the context of sexual risk-takingExpand
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Anticipated Affect and Behavioral Choice
Most research on the impact of affect on attitudes and behavior emphasizes the effect of past and present affective reactions. In this article we focus on anticipated, postbehavioral, affectiveExpand
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Categories of Category Accessibility: The Impact of Trait Concept versus Exemplar Priming on Person Judgments ☆
Social cognition and judgment research addressing the impact of category accessibility on person judgments suggests that this impact may depend on the kind of information that is activated. SomeExpand
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Ambivalence, discomfort, and motivated information processing
In two studies we examined the nature and consequence of ambivalent attitudes. In the Wrst study, we assessed whether holding ambivalent attitudes was aversive, and tested whether this aversion wasExpand
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Ambivalence and decisional conflict as a cause of psychological discomfort: feeling tense before jumping off the fence
It has long been assumed that people experience evaluative conflict or ambivalence as unpleasant. In three studies we provide direct evidence for the assumption that ambivalence is unpleasant, butExpand
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Anticipated regret and precautionary sexual behavior
This study investigated the impact of anticipated regret on precautionary sexual behavior. 317 female and 134 male 18-48 yr old college students completed questionnaires assessing behavioralExpand
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