The Impacts of Precautionary Measures and the Disclosure of Scientific Uncertainty on EMF Risk Perception and Trust

@article{Wiedemann2006TheIO,
  title={The Impacts of Precautionary Measures and the Disclosure of Scientific Uncertainty on EMF Risk Perception and Trust},
  author={Peter M. Wiedemann and Andrea T. Thalmann and Markus A. Grutsch and Holger Sch{\"u}tz},
  journal={Journal of Risk Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={9},
  pages={361 - 372}
}
This study evaluates the impact on risk perception and trust in public health protection resulting from disclosure of information about implementation of precautionary measures and from the disclosure of scientific uncertainty in the area of mobile telephony. Based on an experimental design, the study supports our recent findings (Wiedemann and Schütz, 2005) that precautionary measures may trigger concerns and amplify EMF‐related risk perceptions. Furthermore, our present data once again… 
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