Katherine Thompson

Katherine Thompson, CRED graduate student, speaks at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, on communicating hazards

by |October 24th, 2012

October 2nd, 2012 Katherine Thompson travels to California to partner with USGS, USC, and CEMA to share and present research Arts Center College of Design, Pasadena, California Katherine Thompson, CRED and Psychology Department doctoral student, studies decision making under uncertainty with a focus on how people understand and react to threats posed by natural hazards. Katherine… read more

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Photo of Katherine Thompson talking to Gerd Gigerenzer at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development

CRED Grad Student Participates in Berlin Summer Institute

by |August 6th, 2012

CRED PhD student Katherine Thompson was invited to the 2012 Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality, hosted by Gerd Gigerenzer’s Adaptive Behavior and Cognition group at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, from July 3 to 10, 2012. The event’s focus was on “decision making in the wild,” a theme perfect for Katherine,… read more

photo of Katherine Thompson at Hudson River Museum

CRED Doctoral Student Katherine Thompson Speaks at Hudson River Museum

by |May 20th, 2012

April 29, 2012 Brace Yourself! Preparing for Wild Weather in the Hudson Valley Yonkers, New York Katherine Thompson, doctoral student in the Columbia University Department of Psychology and CRED affiliate, spoke at the Hudson River Museum as part of their Science Sundays program. Katherine addressed natural hazards, such as hurricanes and floods, and how we… read more