There is a small, but increasingly vocal group of scholars who study the psychology of risk, who are questioning the government's homeland security decisions since 9/11. Paul Slovic, president of Decision Research, which studies decision-making and risk analysis, said psychologists since the 1950s have studied these internal battles between feelings and reason.
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