Partners in the U.S.
Craciun Research Group, Alaska
High School Partners
Climate-related decisions provide extremely rich examples for teaching purposes. Of particular interest to high school students and teachers are the international and cross-cultural aspects of climate related decisions and the way in which our work cuts across psychology, the social sciences, and the physical sciences. CRED has partnered with local high schools to bring our research on psychology, environmental decisionmaking, behavioral science and climate science to high school audiences.
High School for Environmental Studies
HSES is a New York City public school with a curriculum that combines environmentally infused college preparatory courses with applied-learning experiences and hands-on programs that incorporate the rich cultural, economic and social diversity of New York City.
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The James Baldwin School
JBS is a small, community-minded, college preparatory public school in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood. Its mission is to provide a philosophical and practical education for all students, an education that features creativity and inquiry, encourages habitual reading and productivity, as well as self-reflection and meaningful thought.
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Vanguard High School
A member of the Coalition for Essential Schools (CES), Vanguard is a New York City public school committed to cultivating the resources necessary for students to become literate, analytical, reflective and empathetic citizens. As part of its mission, the school emphasizes respect for self and others as the motivating force behind students becoming socially productive and responsible members of society.
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Past Lectures at these schools include:
Sabine Marx and Victoria Anstead (2008):
Why are many people not worried (yet) about global warming? How can we communicate information in ways that are engaging and motivate action?
Maria Alejandra Velez (2008):
Can you trust others? Water Resouce Management in Brazil and Behavior Economics
Poonam Arora (2007):
Tragedy of the Commons
Ganna Pogrebna (2007):
Deal or No Deal: Game shows, risky decisions and economic theory
Roberta Balstad (2007):
Little House on the Prairie and How People Dealt with Climate Change in the Past
Kerry Milch and Kirstin Appelt (2006):
Framing and Decision Making: ‘Rational’ Decisions Prove Not to Be
Brad Lyon (2006):
Climate Change and Agriculture in New York State
Nicole Peterson (2006):
Decision making and endangered turtle preservation in Baja, Mexico
Hannah Bayer (2006):
Probability and risky decision making
Sabine Marx (2006):
Malaria prevention and climate prediction in southern Africa
MA Students from EI’s Climate & Society Program (2006):
Perceptions of Global Warming: Viewing and discussion of The Day After Tomorrow during Water Education Week
Kenny Broad (2006):
Hurricane prediction in southern Florida