Academic discipline and risk perception of technologies : An empirical study

  title={Academic discipline and risk perception of technologies : An empirical study},
  author={Ursula Weisenfelda and Ingrid Ottb},
  • Ursula Weisenfelda, Ingrid Ottb
  • Published 2010
This article brings together two areas of research: studies on risk perception of technologies and studies on vocational/career choice. This is an important link since decisions concerning technologies are influenced by decision makers’ risk perceptions and these in turn may be related to educational and career paths. We analyze students of different academic disciplines with regard to their risk perception of four technologies. The aim is to find out whether there is a relationship between… CONTINUE READING

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