Common Hour with Dan Kahan, Professor of Psychology at Yale Law
- 4/4/2014 |
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium
Event Type: Common Hour
Dan Kahan is the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School. In addition to risk perception, his areas of research include science communication and the application of decision science to law and policymaking. He is a member of the Cultural Cognition Project, an interdisciplinary team of scholars who use empirical methods to examine the impact of group values on perceptions of risk and related facts. In studies funded by the National Science Foundation, his research has investigated public disagreement over climate change, public reactions to emerging technologies, and conflicting public impressions of scientific consensus.
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