An Introduction to Semiotics and Risk

by Dr Rob Long on August 6, 2015

in Psychology of Safety and Risk,Robert Long,Semiotics



An Introduction to Semiotics and Risk

This video gives a brief introduction to semiotics and the unconscious in communication and decision making about risk. The video gives a visual and verbal overview of signs, signifiers, signified and significance, the foundation of semiotics. Through a study of semiotics we are able to better understand how the unconscious is affected by social, visual and spacial arrangements. The influence of words, language, text, symbols and signs in social space and, the framing, pitch, priming and anchoring of signs, text and symbols helps us better understand influence and why many decisions about risk ‘make sense’.

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