Publications

Below are the lab’s publications, including both journal articles as well as non-peer reviewed publications.   For publications with an available PDF, click on the associated reference.

Journal Articles

In Press

(For a PDF of an In Press Article, please email Dr. Ellen Peters)

  • Fraenkel, L., Stolar, M., Bates, J.R., Street, R.L., Swift, S., & Peters, E. (in press). Does affect predict willingness to take medication? Medical Decision Making.
  • Urban, R.R., Taouk, L., Mendiratta, V., Peters, E., & Schulkin, J. (in press). Obstetrician/gynecologist practice patterns in the care of obese patients with endometrial hyperplasia and carcinoma. The Journal of Reproductive Medicine.

2018

  • Evans, A.T., Peters, E., Shoben, A., Meilleur, L., Klein, E., Tompkins, M.K., & Tusler, M. (2018). Cigarette graphic warning labels increase both risk perceptions and smoking myth endorsement. Psychology & Health. Special Issue on Emotion, Health Decision Making, and Behaviour, 33(2), 213-234.

2017

  • Berman, M.L., Byron, M.J., Hemmerich, N., Lindblom, E.N., Lazard, A.J., Peters, E., Brewer, N.T. (2017). Communicating tobacco product information to the public. Food & Drug Law Journal, 72(3), 386.

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1998

  • Slovic, P. & Peters, E. (1998). The importance of worldviews in risk perception. Risk, Decision, and Policy, 3(2), 165-170.

1996

Chapters and Other Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

In press

  • Tompkins, M.K., Bjalkebring, P., & Peters, E. (in press). Emotional aspects of risk. Psychological Aspects of Risk and Risk Analysis: Theory, Models, and Applications
  • Peters, E. (in press). Overcoming innumeracy and the use of heuristics when communicating science. In Scheufele, D., Kahan, D., & Hall Jamieson, K. (Eds) Handbook on the Science of Science Communication. Oxford University Press.

2016

2014

  • Peters, E. (2014). Anticipating barriers to the communication of critical information. In J. Schulkin and B. Anderson (Eds.), Numerical Reasoning in Judgments and Decision Making about Health., (pp. 175-192). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Peters, E. (2014). When five out of four people have trouble with fractions. Policy Options, 35(3), 50-52.

2012

2011

  • Fagerlin, A. & Peters, E. (2011). Quantitative information. In B. Fischhoff, N. Brewer and J. Downs (Eds.). Evidence-based communication of risk and benefits: A user’s guide, (pp 53-64). Silver Spring, MD: Food and Drug Administration.
  • Peters, E. (2011). Affect and emotion. In B. Fischhoff, N. Brewer and J. downs (Eds.). Evidence-based communication of risk and benefits: A user’s guide, (pp 89-100). Silver Spring, MD: Food and Drug Administration.
  • Peters, E., Dieckmann, N. F., & Weller, J. (2011). Age differences in complex decision making. In K. W. Schaie and S. L. Willis (Eds.). Handbook of the psychology of aging, 7th edition, (pp 133-151). Oxford: Elsevier.

2010

2008

  • Peters, E. (2008). Preferred data visualization techniques may not lead to comprehension and use of hazard information [Review of the chapter “Visualizing uncertainty in natural hazards”]. In A. Bostrom, S. P. French, & S. J. Gottlieb (Eds.), The aging consumer: Perspectives from psychology and economics, (pp. 296-306). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag.

2006

  • Peters, E. (2006). Numbers are just numbers. In K. W. Schaie & L. L. Carstensen (Eds.) Social structures, aging and self-regulation in the elderly, (pp. 175-188). New York: Springer Publishing Co.

2003

  • Finucane, M. L., Peters, E., & Slovic, P. (2003). Judgment and decision making: The dance of affect and reason. In S. L. Schneider & J. Shanteau (Eds.), Emerging perspectives on decision research, (pp 327-364). New York: Cambridge University Press.

2002

2000

  • Peters, E., Finucane, M. L., MacGregor, D. G., & Slovic, P. (2000). The bearable lightness of aging: Judgment and decision processes in older adults. In National Research Council, P. C. Stern & L. L. Carstensen (Eds.), The aging mind: Opportunities in cognitive research, (Appendix C, pp. 144-165). Washington, DC: National Academy.