ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)



A Psychological Contexts, Risk Perception and Nuclear Safety Awareness
Author(s): Adewole Olukorede*

This explicit and full draft presentation reports the conception of risks, nuclear safety and awareness.

The concept of risk level perception is discussed vividly and expatiating on nuclear risks perception drawing from the basic conceptualization and analogue examples or references such as from the ‘cognitive dissonance theory and consumer behavior theory.

Radiation applications in general should be justified and optimized in line with the most basic principle of radiation protection: ‘ALARA principle!

Essential communication and effective information dissemination and flow is significant and plays enormous roles in allaying and reducing fears usually associated with nuclear risks and radiation safety among the general public. Salient and key recommendations with a working frame and template are also presented.