MESĀ 633. Decision Analysis: Natural Hazards and Catastrophes. 3 Credit Hours.

This course addresses the behavioral factors (cognitive biases, heuristics, risk perception, social influences, and past experiences) that together help explain why people tend to underprepare for potential natural and man-made disasters. Implications for science communication and public policy are emphasized.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.