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The Psychology of Climate Change

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This lecture seeks to explain why people vary widely in their beliefs about climate change and their willingness to take action to reduce its impact. Whether you are a “denier,” an “alarmist,” or something in between, you can gain a deeper understanding of how you and others are influenced by the psychology of climate change. The most important psychological factors are assessment of future and distant risks, perception of scientific agreement, rational thought versus emotions, the tendency to seek information that confirms existing beliefs, and the deep-seated human need to identify with groups of people who share certain moral foundations.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

Location
Discovery, 5300 Discovery Park Blvd.

Instructor
Thomas White 

Tuition: 

$0.00


Registration Closes On
Thursday, February 6, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/6/2020 - 2/6/2020 Weekly - Thu 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Williamsburg, Discovery, 5300 Discovery Park Blvd.  Map Thomas White