News in Review Measuring Risk: Living in Scary Times

News in Review Measuring Risk: Living in Scary Times

Terrorism, SARS, West Nile virus, mad cow disease can all make us feel as if we’re living in really frightening times. But the people who study danger say we should probably all relax. In this story we’ll look at how the science of statistics can help calm our anxieties and focus our attention on the real risks of everyday life.

  • 2004
  • 00:12:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2004
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Edition
May 2004
Subjects
Risk assessment [LCSH] Risk management [LCSH] Statistics [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Mathematics [LCSH] Psychology [LCSH]
Team
Knowlton Nash (Host), Tom Alderman (Journalist)
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