BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20200323T081134Z UID:5E786F36E008D-1034 DTSTART:20200401T160000Z DTEND:20200401T173000Z SUMMARY:CANCELLED: Virtual Reality and Crisis Decision Making DESCRIPTION: Abstract Nuclear deterrence assumes that decision makers will respond rationally in a crisis\, carefully weighing the pros and cons of any retaliatory options.  Yet much of the literature from foreign policy crises suggests\, instead\, that people rely on a variety of heuristics that mean choices are often the result of emotions\, biases\, or other less-than-rational factors.  Using a Virtual Reality simulation\, I test the degree to which people are prone to these heuristics in a crisis involving nuclear... LOCATION:E40-496 (Pye Room) STATUS:CONFIRMED TRANSP:OPAQUE END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR