Decision-making under threat: what determines our engagement in preventive behaviors?

Boston100

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We studied why people do not take preventive measures under threat – a common yet unexplored problem – especially regarding health and safety behaviors.

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Information avoidance in financial decision making

Venice

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Information avoidance in financial decision making. When making financial decisions, decision-makers should perceive having complete risk information as beneficial. Surprisingly, in some situations decision-makers prefer to know less than more, even when it may result in losing money. Some shareholders do not keep themselves informed about the company they have…

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When do we avoid health-risk information?

Hilton Chicago

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When do we avoid health-risk information? Quality information is fundamental to forming accurate judgments. However, some empirical studies suggest that in real life decision-makers often prefer knowing less to more. We tested conditions under which individuals ignore health-risk information in an incentivized online experiment.

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When inducing affective decision making statistical significance may be not enough?

Tampere

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When inducing affective decision making statistical significance may be not enough? There is a wide array of research on the impact of emotions on decision-making process. Success of such studies in psychology and behavioural economics often hinges upon effectively inducing the desired – emotional or analytical – processing style.

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Identifying predictors of preventive behaviors – an experimental study

St. Louis

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Identifying predictors of preventive behaviors – an experimental study. we wanted to test whether: risk information modeled after the one provided by genetic testing for avoidable diseases, increased effectiveness of prevention, high disease severity will lead patients to engage in preventive behaviors.

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Why do individuals avoid potentially life-saving risk information?

Budapest

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Why do individuals avoid potentially life-saving risk information?

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Unikanie informacji o ryzyku: niespójność podejmowanych decyzji z długookresowymi celami

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Authors: Anna Blajer-Gołębiewska, Dagmara Wach, Maciej Kos Conference: Ekonomiczna wycena dóbr nierynkowych: prywatność, środowisko, bezpieczeństwo zdrowie Location, dates: Sopot, Poland, 16 April 2016 Organizer: Katedra Makroekonomii, Wydział Ekonomiczny Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego

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