Portions of this study were presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association in New Orleans. Louisiana. March 1994. Thanks are extended to Laura Hand for her assistance with data collection.
Why It Can't Happen to Me: The Base Rate Matters, But Overestimating Skill Leads to Underestimating Risk1
Article first published online: 31 JUL 2006
Journal of Applied Social Psychology
Volume 27, Issue 9, pages 760–780, May 1997
How to Cite
Greening, L. and Chandler, C. C. (1997), Why It Can't Happen to Me: The Base Rate Matters, But Overestimating Skill Leads to Underestimating Risk. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 27: 760–780. doi: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.1997.tb00658.x
- Issue published online: 31 JUL 2006
- Article first published online: 31 JUL 2006
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