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SAFETY DOC EPISODE 53 “The Anatomy of Panic” – Research Confirms That People Believe What They Are Told

SAFETY DOC EPISODE 53 “The Anatomy of Panic” – Research Confirms That People Believe What They Are Told

VIDEO-Dr. Perrodin describes research findings from the War of the Words hysteria and the reluctance by the MOST fearful people to confirm single source statements still happens today.  He offers additional perspectives on parents nixing the DC 8th grade class trip due to terrorism attack fears. David loved working at Menards in college and still has a gifted Menards beach[Read More…]

by December 4, 2017 0 comments Video
SDP_053 The Anatomy of Panic – Why The MOST Afraid People are the LEAST Likely to Confirm Information

SDP_053 The Anatomy of Panic – Why The MOST Afraid People are the LEAST Likely to Confirm Information

PODCAST-Research Findings from the War of the Worlds Hysteria Noting Reluctance by the Most Fearful People to Confirm Information and How This Still Happens Today | Additional Perspectives on Parents Nixing the DC 8th Grade Class Trip Due to Terrorist Attacks Fears | David Loved Working at Menards in College | Mr. Meeseeks is 6-6!   DIRECT LINK to MP3[Read More…]

by December 2, 2017 0 comments Partner
Safety Doc Podcast 52: Anxious Parents Cancel DC Class Trip – Dr. David Perrodin, PhD

Safety Doc Podcast 52: Anxious Parents Cancel DC Class Trip – Dr. David Perrodin, PhD

VIDEO – Students from North Ridgeville City School District outside of Cleveland, Ohio were notified recently their D.C. trip was canceled. Administrators called it off because of fears of a terrorist attack or a mass shooting. Dr. Perrodin disputes any merits of canceling this trip when there was not an imminent threat warning for Washington D.C.  He proposes that this[Read More…]

by November 28, 2017 0 comments Video
SDP_052 Rhetoric Wins as School Trip to DC Canceled Over Fears of Attack

SDP_052 Rhetoric Wins as School Trip to DC Canceled Over Fears of Attack

PODCAST – “An eighth-grade class trip to Washington, D.C., can often be the highlight of grade school – see the White House, meet your member of Congress. But students from North Ridgeville City School District outside of Cleveland, Ohio were notified recently their D.C. trip was canceled. Administrators called it off because of fears of a terrorist attack or a[Read More…]

by November 27, 2017 0 comments Partner
SDP_047 “Projected Benchmarking” – Garbage Media Ploys Following A Mass Shooting

SDP_047 “Projected Benchmarking” – Garbage Media Ploys Following A Mass Shooting

Video-Dr. Perrodin proposes the term “Projected Benchmarking” which he describes as coercing people to imagine that the situation and context of the Vegas shooting could happen at any location at any moment. It’s actually quite simple to pull off this illusion as people are primed to want to express that they are prepared (whatever that means as sentinel events are[Read More…]

by October 8, 2017 0 comments Video
SDP_047 “Projected Benchmarking” – Garbage Media Ploys Following A Mass Shooting

SDP_047 “Projected Benchmarking” – Garbage Media Ploys Following A Mass Shooting

Podcast-Dr. Perrodin explains how mass media irresponsibly portrayed the October 1, 2017, Las Vegas massacre as an act of evil that any of us could encounter, in any location, at any moment. In addition, false articles defeated algorithm “truth” filters, journalism was sacrificed for short-term ratings, the collective public anxiety rocketed with no efforts to point out the counter-balance of[Read More…]

by October 7, 2017 0 comments Partner
Back to School Safety Special – Time to be Terrified!! – SDP#39

Back to School Safety Special – Time to be Terrified!! – SDP#39

VIDEO-High-drama multi-agency intruder response simulations transpire daily in schools across America. This hyper-realistic approach to school safety has produced a flurry of litigation centering psychological trauma for adults and children. Furthermore, theatrical drills are not supported by empirical research and differ greatly from other preparedness practices. Dr. Perrodin separates the rhetoric from the truth in this MUST WATCH episode about[Read More…]

by August 4, 2017 0 comments Video
Back to School Safety Special – Time to be Terrified!! – SDP#39

Back to School Safety Special – Time to be Terrified!! – SDP#39

PODCAST-High-drama multi-agency intruder response simulations transpire daily in schools across America. This hyper-realistic approach to school safety has produced a flurry of litigation centering psychological trauma for adults and children. Furthermore, theatrical drills are not supported by empirical research and differ greatly from the ways schools prepare for other disasters, such as fires and tornadoes. For example, when the fire[Read More…]

by August 3, 2017 0 comments Partner
Surviving the Dangerous Interface of Probability and Prioritization – SDP#38

Surviving the Dangerous Interface of Probability and Prioritization – SDP#38

VIDEO – “You ask, what are the chances of that happening?” That’s a good question as understanding chance is understanding risk. Per Cornell University, the chance of a shooting at any school in American is once in 13,300 years or about .0000004% chance per school day. Probability helps us deal with the unknown. Watch as Dr. Perrodin describes “The Zone”,[Read More…]

by July 29, 2017 0 comments Video
Surviving the Dangerous Interface of Probability and Prioritization – SDP#38

Surviving the Dangerous Interface of Probability and Prioritization – SDP#38

PODCAST – Probability is key to safety and decision-making. Dr. Perrodin talks about one of the most common mistakes people make with probability and how to avoid it.   IN THE FLOW David shares excerpts from the best-selling book, Flow, by Mihaly Csikszentmihaly. Flow is the merging of action and awareness and a prelude to understanding probability. Per Csikszentmihaly, “When[Read More…]

by July 28, 2017 0 comments Partner