Chapters 1 and 2 present a theoretical framework and empirically test this assumption in the field in light of laboratory evidence for contrast effects: A bias where a decision-maker comparatively perceives information in contrast to what preceded it.A second explanation is that the absence of an effect is caused when risk-loving drivers substitute one source of risk (e.g. speaking with others, listening to the radio) with another (e.g. cell phones). A third explanation is that cell phones may beanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays in Psychology and Economics|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|