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Published material from the VBE group.



The VBE programme is multi-disciplinary. The articles produced within the program consequently address questions regarding science and proven experience from different perspectives. 


Fischhoff, B. (2015). "The realities of risk-cost-benefit analysis." Science, 30 October 2015, Vol 350 Issue 6260. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa6516

Olsson, L., Jerneck, A., Thorén, H., Persson, J., O'Byrne, D. (2015). "Why resilience is unappealing to social science: Theoretical and empirical investigations of the scientific use of resilience." Science Advances 1(4e1400217).

Persson, J., Wahlberg, L. (2015). "Vår erfarenhet av beprövad erfarenhet: några begreppsprofiler och ett verktyg för precisering." Läkartidningen, 12/2015; 49(112).

Persson, J., Sahlin, N-E., Wallin, A. (2015). "Climate change, values, and the cultural cognition thesis." Environmental Science and Policy, 52, 1-5.

Sahlin, N.-E. (2015). "Låt min vilja vara skäl nog." In Tankar om medicinsk etik 30 år med Statens medicinsk-etiska råd, pp. 101-123, SMER, Stockholm.

Senneby, A., Mejàre, I., Sahlin, N-E., Svensäter, G., Rohlin, M. (2015). "Diagnostic Accuracy of Different Caries Risk Assessment Methods. A Systematic Review." Journal of Dentistry. In press. Avaliable online: doi:10.1016/j.jdent.2015.10.011

Wallin, A., McElreath, R. (2015). "Strategies for advice taking: The role of epistemic social information." Economics & Philosophy, 31(1): 67-91.


Anttila, S., Persson, J., Vareman, N., Sahlin, N.-E. (2016). "Conclusiveness resolves the conflict between quality of evidence and imprecision in GRADE." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 75: 1-5.

Blennow, K., Persson, J., Persson, E., Hanewinkel, M. (2016). "Forest owners' response to climate change: university education trumps value profile." PLOS ONE, May,

Bruine de Bruin, W., Lefevre, C., Taylor A.L., Dessai, S., Fischhoff, B., Kovats, S. (2016). "Promoting protection against a threat that evokes positive affect: The case of heatwaves in the UK." Journal of Experimental Psychology (in press)

Chin, A., & Bruine de Bruin, W. (2016). "Understanding the formation of consumers’ stock market expectations." Journal of Consumer Affairs. (in press)

Fischhoff, B. (2016a). "Conditions for sustainability science." Environment, 58(1): 20-24. doi: 10.1080/00139157.2016.1112168

Fischhoff, B. (2016b). "Breaking ground for psychological science: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration." American Psychologist (in press)

Levay, C. (2016a). "Policies to foster quality improvement registries: lessons from the Swedish case." Journal of Internal Medicine, 279(2): 160-172.

Levay, C. (2016b). "Health care transparency in organizational perspective." In E. Ferlie, K. Montgomery, & A. R. Pedersen (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management, pp. 393–412. Oxford: Oxford University Press (in press).

Pärnamets, P., Johansson, R., Gidlöf, K. & Wallin, A. (2016). "How information availability interacts with visual attention during judgment and decision tasks." Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 29(2-3), 218-231. DOI: 10.1002/bdm.1902

Blennow, K., Persson, J., Persson, E., Hanewinkel, M. (2016). "Forest Owners' Response to Climate Change: University Education Trumps Value Profile." PLOS ONE, May 25,

Sahlin, N-E., Wahlberg, L. (2016). "Kliniskt bruk av obrukade metoder är juridiskt reglerat." Läkartidningen, 113:D4WS. (In Swedish).

Persson, J., Anttila, S., Sahlin, N-E. (2017). "Hur förstå 'och' i 'vetenskap och beprövad erfarenhet'?" Filosofisk Tidskrift. Forthcoming 2017.

Krishnamurti, T., & Argo, N. (2016). "A patient-centered approach to informed consent: Results from a survey and randomized trial." Medical Decision Making, 36, 726-740. 


Sahlin, N-E., Wahlberg, L. (2017). "Om icke vedertagna behandlingsmetoder och kravet på vetenskap och beprövad erfarenhet." Förvaltningsrättslig tidskrift, 2017:1.

Kärreman, D., Levay, C. (2017). "The interplay of text, meaning and practice: methodological considerations on discourse analysis in medical education.Medical Education, 51: 72-80.

Wahlberg, L., Persson, J. (2017). "Importing Notions in Health Law: Science and Proven Experience", European Journal of Health Law, 24.

Bruine de Bruin, W., Wallin, A., Parker, A.M., Strough, J. & Hanmer, J. (in press). "Effects of anti- vs. pro-vaccine narratives on responses by recipients varying in numeracy: A cross-sectional survey-based experiment." Medical Decision Making.

Bruine de Bruin, W., Fischhoff, B. "Eliciting probabilistic expectations: Collaborations between psychologists and econnomists.", PNAS, 114(13).

Götherström, C., Hermerén, G., Johansson, M., Sahlin, N-E., Westgren, M. "Stem cells fetal therapy: is it a reality?", Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine, 27(5) May 2017.

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