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Are global warming deniers just uneducated or stupid? This paper examines two competing models of why people would dispute the conclusion of 97% of the world's climatologists. Is it simply a matter of lacking knowledge and critical thinking?
How much do you know about the world? Hans Rosling, with his famous charts of global population, health and income data (and an extra-extra-long pointer), demonstrates that you have a high statistical chance of being quite wrong about what you think you know.
The 'Cultural History Database Initiative' refers to a broad set of projects including the Seshat Databank hosted by the Evolution Institute and the SSHRC-funded Database of Religious History (DRH).
A member of Yale Law School's Cultural Cognition Project, Professor Kahan examines how our cultural values shape our beliefs and perceptions of risk.