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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 85 Citations 61,444 238 World Ranking 642 National Ranking 410

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Awards & Achievements

2018 - Andrew Carnegie Fellow

2017 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2002 - Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA)

1993 - Member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social psychology
  • Statistics

His scientific interests lie mostly in Social psychology, Risk perception, Set, Actuarial science and Developmental psychology. His Social psychology study incorporates themes from Event, Experimental psychology and Perception. The various areas that he examines in his Experimental psychology study include Cognitive psychology, Cognitive science and Exemplar theory.

His Risk perception research includes themes of Public relations, Suicide prevention, Human factors and ergonomics, Risk management and Risk assessment. His Set study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Hazardous waste and Statistics, Representativeness heuristic. His work carried out in the field of Actuarial science brings together such families of science as Accident analysis, Natural hazard, Insufficient justification, Value and Relevance.

His most cited work include:

  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Learning and Memory (2669 citations)
  • How safe is safe enough? A psychometric study of attitudes towards technological risks and benefits (2031 citations)
  • Behavioral Decision Theory (1498 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Baruch Fischhoff mainly investigates Social psychology, Risk perception, Actuarial science, Cognition and Public relations. The Social psychology study combines topics in areas such as Experimental psychology and Perception. Baruch Fischhoff regularly ties together related areas like Risk assessment in his Risk perception studies.

In his works, Baruch Fischhoff conducts interdisciplinary research on Cognition and Risk communication.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (20.88%)
  • Risk perception (11.43%)
  • Actuarial science (10.99%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2011-2021)?

  • Social psychology (20.88%)
  • Psychological intervention (4.18%)
  • Science communication (2.20%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of study are Social psychology, Psychological intervention, Science communication, Cognition and Triage. His Social psychology study incorporates themes from Suicide prevention and Perception. Baruch Fischhoff has researched Suicide prevention in several fields, including Affect heuristic and Human factors and ergonomics.

His Science communication study combines topics in areas such as Cognitive psychology, Social science education, Public relations, Information Dissemination and Scientific literacy. His studies in Cognition integrate themes in fields like Developmental psychology, Preference and Competence. His research investigates the connection between Experimental psychology and topics such as Risk perception that intersect with issues in Clinical psychology.

Between 2011 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The sciences of science communication (184 citations)
  • Preparing for smart grid technologies: A behavioral decision research approach to understanding consumer expectations about smart meters (151 citations)
  • Explaining adult age differences in decision‐making competence (128 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Statistics
  • Social psychology

Baruch Fischhoff mainly focuses on Social psychology, Science communication, Public relations, Preference and Management science. The various areas that Baruch Fischhoff examines in his Social psychology study include Suicide prevention and Clinical psychology, Life events. He combines subjects such as Information Dissemination, Social science education and Scientific literacy with his study of Science communication.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Communication sciences, Courage, Program Design Language, Field and Politics in addition to Public relations. Baruch Fischhoff works mostly in the field of Management science, limiting it down to topics relating to Climate change and, in certain cases, Risk analysis, Decision aids and Decision theory. As part of his studies on Econometrics, he often connects relevant areas like Cognitive psychology.

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Best Publications

The psychometric study of risk perception

Paul Slovic;Baruch Fischhoff;Sarah Lichtenstein.
(1986)

8519 Citations

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Learning and Memory

Sarah Lichtenstein;Baruch Fischhoff.
(1980)

4612 Citations

How safe is safe enough? A psychometric study of attitudes towards technological risks and benefits

Baruch Fischhoff;Paul Slovic;Sarah Lichtenstein;Stephen Read.
Policy Sciences (1978)

3636 Citations

Hindsight is not equal to foresight: The effect of outcome knowledge on judgment under uncertainty.

Baruch Fischhoff.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance (1975)

3323 Citations

Calibration of Probabilities: The State of the Art

Sarah Lichtenstein;Baruch Fischhoff;Lawrence D. Phillips.
(1977)

3035 Citations

Calibration of probabilities: the state of the art to 1980

Sarah Lichtenstein;Baruch Fischhoff;Lawrence D. Phillips.
(1981)

2626 Citations

Behavioral Decision Theory

Paul Slovic;Baruch Fischhoff;Sarah Lichtenstein.
Annual Review of Psychology (1977)

2205 Citations

Judged frequency of lethal events

Sarah Lichtenstein;Paul Slovic;Baruch Fischhoff;Mark Layman.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Learning & Memory (1978)

2117 Citations

Knowing with Certainty: The Appropriateness of Extreme Confidence.

Baruch Fischhoff;Paul Slovic;Sarah Lichtenstein.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance (1977)

2019 Citations

Reasons for confidence.

Asher Koriat;Sarah Lichtenstein;Baruch Fischhoff.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Learning & Memory (1980)

1937 Citations

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