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Genocide

Darfur

Psychic Numbing and the Ongoing Genocide in Darfur
Dr. Paul Slovic, Research Scientist

Publications and Presentations

Slovic, P. (2007) "If I look at the mass I will never act": Psychic numbing and genocide. Judgment and Decision Making, 2, 1-17. Retrieved April 24, 2007 from http://journal.sjdm.org/vol2.2.htm


Michel-Kerjan, E., & Slovic, P. (2010, October 7). The collapse of compassion. The Huffington Post. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/erwann-michelkerjan/pakistan-the-collapse-of-_b_751192.html.

Slovic, P. (2009, October). Can international law stop genocide when our moral intuitions fail us? Paper presented at the Hauser Globalization Colloquium, Fall 2009: International Approaches to International Law, New York.

Slovic, P. (2008, December). Thinking and deciding rationally about catastrophic losses of human lives. Paper presented at "The Irrational Economist," a conference and book writing in honor of Howard Kunreuther, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Slovic, P. (2007, November) Psychic numbing and genocide. APA Psychological Science Agenda, 21. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/science/about/psa/2007/11/slovic.aspx

Slovic, P. (2007, October 9). Another century of genocide? continues Dr. Slovic's series of posts at The Situationist, The Project on Law and Mind Sciences at Harvard Law School.

Slovic, P. (2007, April 20). If I look at the mass I will never act: Psychic numbing and genocide. Presented at The 2007 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International Affairs, Princeton, NJ.

Slovic, P. (2007, April 11). Too many to care. Message posted to The Situationist, The Project on Law and Mind Sciences at Harvard Law School.

Slovic, P. (2007, April 7). Genocide: When compassion fails. Retrieved from http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg19425985.400-genocide-when-compasstion-fails.html

Slovic, P. (2007, March). Numbed by numbers. Foreign Policy. Retrieved April 4, 2007 from http://www.foreignpolicy.com/story/cms.php?story_id=3751

Slovic, P. (2006, May 15). Has anything changed in darfur? [Letter to the editor]. The Register Guard.

Wright, Jeff. (2005, November 28). Researcher says carnage too easy to ignore. The Register Guard, pp. B1, B5.

Slovic, P. (2005, September 12). Katrina moved us to act, so why not Darfur? The Register Guard, p. A11.

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