Nanotechnology and Society: The Evolution of Risk Perceptions

Nature Nanotechnology, Vol. 4, pp. 705-06, 2009

6 Pages Posted: 18 May 2010  

Dan M. Kahan

Yale University - Law School

Date Written: November 15, 2009

Abstract

This commentary describes existing research on nanotechnology risk perceptions, including a meta-analysis published in the same issue of Nature Nanotechnology, and proposes directions for future research, for which experimental studies are most appropriate.

Keywords: risk perception, nanotechnology

Suggested Citation

Kahan, Dan M., Nanotechnology and Society: The Evolution of Risk Perceptions (November 15, 2009). Nature Nanotechnology, Vol. 4, pp. 705-06, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1609384

Dan M. Kahan (Contact Author)

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