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Intelligent Systems Reference Library

Risk and Cognition

Editors: Mercantini, Jean-Marc, Faucher, Colette (Eds.)

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  • Presents the influence of risk on the cognitive processes of humans
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This book presents recent research using cognitive science to apprehend risk situations and elaborate new organizations, new systems and new methodological tools in response. The book demonstrates the reasons, advantages and implications of the association of the concepts of cognition and risk. It is shown that this association has strong consequences on how to apprehend critical situations that emerge within various activity domains, and how to elaborate responses to these critical situations.. The following topics are covered by the book:

·     Influence of the culture in risk management,

·     Influence of the risk communication in risk management,

·     User-centred design to improve risk situation management,

·     Designing new tools to assist risk situation management,

·     Risk prevention in industrial activities.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-20

    Mercantini, Jean-Marc

  • The Role of Risk Perception and Political Culture: A Comparative Study of Regulating Genetically Modified Food

    Pages 21-59

    Wohlers, Tony E.

  • The Importance of Risk Communication as an Integral Part of Risk Management in the Republic of Serbia

    Pages 61-88

    Radovic, Vesela (et al.)

  • Metaphors and Risk Cognition in the Discourse on Food-Borne Diseases

    Pages 89-105

    Bielenia-Grajewska, Magdalena

  • User-Centred Design as a Risk Management Tool

    Pages 107-127

    Williams, Damien J. (et al.)

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eBook $99.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-662-45703-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.99
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  • Due: November 18, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-662-50921-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Risk and Cognition
Editors
  • Jean-Marc Mercantini
  • Colette Faucher
Series Title
Intelligent Systems Reference Library
Series Volume
80
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-45704-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-45704-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-662-45703-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50921-0
Series ISSN
1868-4394
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 247
Number of Illustrations
43 b/w illustrations
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