Inverted U-shaped model: How frequent repetition affects perceived risk

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Xi Lu; Xiaofei Xie; Lu Liu;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Society for Judgment and Decision Making
  • Journal: Judgment and Decision Making,volume 10,issue 3 May,pages219-224 (issn: 1930-2975)
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  • Subject: repetition, perceived risk, inverted U-shaped model. | Psychology | HB71-74 | BF1-990 | Economics as a science | perceived risk | repetition | inverted U-shaped model.NAKeywords

We asked how repeated media reports on technological hazards influence an individual's risk perception. We looked for two contradictory effects, an increasing effect of repetition on perceived risk with the first few repetitions and a decreasing effect with la... View more
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