Citations with the tag: RISK-taking (Psychology)
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- Take risks, but don't fail.
Reinertsen, Don; Schiff, Debra // Electronic Design; 10/01/98, Vol. 46 Issue 22, p48H
Argues that companies which encourage risk-taking actually mean its employees can take any risk they want as long as they are right. Psychological aspect of risk-taking; Steps in and rewards for taking prudent risks; Determination of the cost/benefit ratio.
Roberts, Paul // Psychology Today; Nov/Dec94, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p50
Announces that some experts belief that courting uncertainty is the only way to protect the inner force America was founded on or to define self; Mountain climbing's place among America's fastest growing sports; Researcher's discover of the psychology of risk; Studies' indication of the...
- The art of prudent risk taking.
Kindler, Herbert S. // Training & Development; Apr98, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p32
Supports the concept of prudent risk taking. Two patterns that distort how one interprets the evidence for making decisions involving risk; Taking risks to open up the possibilities for leadership, personal growth, and innovation; Importance of starting with a beginner's mind.
- Explaining cojones.
Kindler, Herbert S. // Mountain Bike; Apr95, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p28
Explains the reason for the risk-taking impulses of some individuals from a report in `Psychology Today.' Role of neurotransmitters and nurture; Dark side of high-risk takers; High level of stimulation that can be handled by risk-takers; Risk-takers among mountain bikers.
- The development of risk-taking in children.
Hargreaves, David J.; Davies, Graham M. // Current Psychology; Spring96, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p14
Identifies factors which affect the risk-taking development in children. Effect of age in development; Factors that affect individual differences; Familiarity of the setting as one of the most important determinants of risk.
- Multimethodological approach to examining risk-taking.
Boverie, Patricia E.; Scheuffele, Denise J. // Current Psychology; Winter94/95, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p289
Reports on studies on risk-taking behavior which yield inconsistent findings. Methodological approaches used in the studies; Multidimensionality of the construct of risk-taking; Gender difference in risk-taking behavior and perception; Conclusions based on the findings of the studies.
- No bull: We've got plenty of dangers.
Winston, Paul D. // Business Insurance; 06/01/98, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p33
Opinion. Focuses on the author's comments on the risk of personal safety, while highlighting several threats to personal safety from around the world. Listing of the major threats; Reference to the possible reports of death, of persons taking the drug Viagra; Information on a report from the...
- Testing risk tolerance.
Winston, Paul D. // Best's Review / Life-Health Insurance Edition; Jun97, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p78
Focuses on two problems that can be posed by financial planners in the United States to help clients determine their personal risk tolerance. Selection between 100 percent chance of winning $8,000 and 80 percent chance of winning $10,000; Selection between 100 percent chance of losing $8,000,...
- A strong (Ross) characterization of multivariate risk aversion.
Grant, Simon // Theory & Decision; Mar95, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p131
Characterizes attitudes towards risk in the case where the outcome space a finite-dimensional vector space. Interpretation of risk aversion as the willingness to pay a vector premium in exchange for a reduction in multivariate risk; Direct extension of S. Ross's characterization of `strongly...
- A possible adjusting procedure for studying outcomes of risk-taking.
Dixon, Mark R.; Haynes, Linda J. // Psychological Reports; Jun98, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p1047
Presents information on a study conducted to establish a method for assessing future risk-taking behavior in individuals. Role of consequences in the maintenance and termination of risk-taking behavior; Methods used in the study; Results of the study.
- Rules for avoiding risk lock.
Laudan, Larry // Consumers' Research Magazine; Dec97, Vol. 80 Issue 12, p32
Shares some rules of thumb for how to think about risks according to the author. Rejecting the myth that we live in especially risky times; Comparison of risks; Finding out the base rate for a risk.
- Truth or dare.
Keyes, Ralph // Marriage Partnership; Fall95, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p46
Presents a quiz to determine intensity of risk-taking behavior.
- No cause for alarm.
Marris, Claire; Langford, Ian // New Scientist; 9/28/96, Vol. 151 Issue 2049, p36
Investigates the reason why most people would rather trust the opinion of a friend than take the word of a scientist when it comes to judging a risk. Alleged exaggeration of environmental risks according to Aaron Wildawsky; Risks that are self-imposed or with immediate impact as the most...
- Go for it! I did.
Penney, Alexandra // Self; Nov94, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p129
Presents ways to challenge a person's own self. Personalities who met their challenges in life; Practicing of challenging oneself; Avoidance of obsessiveness and perfectionism.
- America's growing affinity for risk.
Van Slambrouck, Paul // Christian Science Monitor; 12/28/99, Vol. 92 Issue 24, p1
Focuses on how the notion of risk-taking in business and in personal endeavors is gaining acceptance in the United States.
- New year, fresh start?
Van Slambrouck, Paul // Challenge Newsline; Jan2002, Issue 9, p6
Presents tips on taking risks and improving one's will to have a better quality of life. Discussion on strong-willed and weak-willed persons; Decision-making guidelines; Significance of considered risk in life.
- The joy of taking risks.
Evans, Karin // Health (Time Inc. Health); Nov/Dec94, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p64
Focuses on risk-taking. Effect of hormones released by the adrenal glands; Risk-taking as a very personal proposition. INSETS: What kind of risk-taker are you?.;Where to mix thrills with skills..
- Taking Risks.
Bethel, Sheila Murray // Executive Excellence; Aug2000, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p6
Highlights the benefits of risk taking. Leaders' awareness of potential loss of opportunity due to over cautiousness and indecisiveness; Creation of an environment that encourages innovation and creativity; Expansion of knowledge; Broadening of excitement.
- LIVING DANGEROUSLY: RISK-TAKING AND HEALTH.
Dossey, Larry // Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine; Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p10
Discusses the importance of risk-taking for people's health. Connection between the idea of health risk and probability; Reasons why people take risks.
- Are you at risk?
Sharp, Katie // Current Health 2; Apr94, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p22
Presents a quiz to evaluate one's propensity towards being a risk taker. Nutrition and health habits; Drug usage; Stress management; Safety. INSET: How risky? (evaluation of answers)..
- Why seek out risk?
Gard, Carolyn // Current Health 2; Mar1997, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p16
Explains tendency of some teenagers for risky behavior. Presence of dopamine, a chemical that triggers thrill-seeking receptors in the brain; Negative effect of taking unnecessary risk. INSET: Are you a risk-taker?..
- taking risks.
Riccio, Nina // Current Health 2; Nov2003, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p16
Presents advice to teenagers on taking risks.
- A View from the Woods.
Smith, Peg // Camping Magazine; Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p3
Contends that camp professionals and staff can influence the characteristic of being risk takers among campers.
- Scared to make a move? Just do it!
Davidson, Joy // Cosmopolitan; Oct95, Vol. 219 Issue 4, p107
Addresses the human emotion called fear. Fear in the face of risk: Experience of fear in the most successful of individuals; Exercises aimed to strengthen inner confidence; Risks as a form of visibility and confidence booster; Use of positive self-suggested messages.
- IT'S A JUNGLE OUT THERE: USE IT TO YOUR ADVANTAGE.
Key, Mary Hessler // Hispanic Times Magazine; Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p38
Presents tips on entrepreneurship. Includes doing what comes naturally; Need for curiosity to find the right niche; Risk-taking.
- Taking Chances to make advances.
Baker, Nick // Swimming World & Junior Swimmer; May2000, Vol. 41 Issue 5, pJS-6
Presents tips on how to become a fast swimmer through taking chances, doing things one is unsure that they can be done.
- Learn To Be a Risk-taker.
Bethel, Sheila Murray // Food Management; Oct99, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p30
Deals with three personal benefits of risk taking that directly enhance leadership capabilities. Increased awareness; Expanded knowledge; Intensified excitement; Strategies to support risk.
- Adolescents' perceptions of the benefits and risks of their own risk taking.
Siegel, Alexander W.; Cousins, Jennifer H. // Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders; Apr94, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p89
Examines the relationship between self-reported involvement and ratings of perceived benefits and risks of a sample of older adolescents for a wide variety of risk-taking behaviors (RTBs). Identification of the patterns of involvement across clusters of RTBs of varying levels of social concern;...
- Student risk-assessment: An experimental observation.
Hoaas, David J.; Christensen, Harold R. // Atlantic Economic Journal; Sep95, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p232
No abstract available.
- Born to be wild.
Beresford, Lynn // Entrepreneur; Apr96, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p13
Focuses on the notion that risk-taking behavior of entrepreneurs may be influence by genetics. Views of Frank Farley, psychologist at Temple University in Philadelphia; Results of a study on risk-taking.
- The rewards of failure.
Peak, Martha H. // Management Review; Sep96, Vol. 85 Issue 9, p1
Presents an anecdote about a manager who failed in a project but still went on to have a distinguished career because his boss placed his confidence in him. Example of the consequences of risk taking.
- There's a big risk in not taking risks.
Willax, Paul // New Hampshire Business Review; 10/20/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p17
Reports on the importance of taking risks in management. Risks in decision-making; Informed risk-taking.
- Youth in risky environments.
Willax, Paul // Futurist; Mar/Apr94, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p61
Reports on the failure of environments in which many of America's youth live in to provide support and opportunities necessary to prepare them for a productive adulthood. Nonprevention and encouragement of risky behavior of adolescents; Economic deterioration for young adults; Failings in the...
- There is less danger in proactive risk-taking because it's based on a plan.
Anderson, Lydia E. // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley; 03/06/2000, Issue 322586, p17
Suggests that there is less danger in proactive risk-taking because of planning. Forfeiting something of value in hopes of obtaining something much greater; Comparison of reactive risk-taking to pruning dying trees; Ways to decrease risk factors when making a decision.
- DANGEROUS TEENS.
O'Meara, Stephen James // Odyssey; May2005, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p4
Presents information on a study conducted by Abigail Baird, a cognitive scientist from Dartmouth College in Hanover, which states that teenagers take more risks, because they do not foresee the consequences as adults do.
- Who wants to be a with-profits investor?, ask psychologists.
O'Meara, Stephen James // Money Marketing; 5/9/2002, p5
Reports that investors and contestants on shows such as 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?' are generally risk-averse, according to a behavioral psychology research. Importance of understanding how with-profits work.
- Scare Her Pants Off.
Spiker, Ted // Men's Health (10544836); Nov2000, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p32
Focuses on the effect of high-risk activities to married couples, according to a study by the psychologists at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
- Risky Business.
Peace, Shari // OfficePro; May2002, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p20
Presents tips on risk-taking in business. Benefits of taking risks; Reason of administrative professionals for not pursuing risks; Steps to smart risk-taking. INSETS: Quick Tips For Smart Risk-Taking;Eight Phrases that Kill Risk-Taking.
- Hazard pays.
Martin, Guy // Men's Health (10544836); Nov94, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p86
Presents a thrill-seeker's guide to some dangerous pastimes. How overcoming stress and danger can be good for our mental and physical health; Three rules of courting danger; Hang gliding; Skydiving; Bungee jumping; White-water river running; Roller coasters; Running with the bulls; Heli-skiing;...
- Engaging in `illusory control' during repeated risk-taking.
Dixon, Mark R.; Hayes, Linda J. // Psychological Reports; Dec98 Part 1, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p959
Examines the extent to which five undergraduate roulette players would pay additional money for opportunities to engage in an illusory activity that had no influence on the game's outcome. Occurrence of risk-taking behavior when an individual chooses to engage in a game of chance; Belief of...
- Fear Bumps Heads with Reality in WNV Fight.
Cooper, Noem // Pest Control; Nov2000, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p8
Claims that Americans are more susceptible to irrational, random fear than other societies. Reasons why Americans are susceptible to random fear; Senior research associate with Decision Research, Donald MacGregor's statement about reluctance of some people to take a risk.
- Ten ways....
Browning, Guy // Management Today; Nov2001, p20
Presents tips for an effective business manager. Knowledge on the business; Minimization of debt; Significance of being a risk-taker.
- The Real Venture Capital.
PROMAULAYKO, MICHELE // Women's Health (08847355); Nov2012, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p8
The author discusses the importance of risk-taking in life.
- How we take risks.
Bernstein, Peter L. // Across the Board; Feb97, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p23
Focuses on the research conducted by the two Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky about the people manage risk and uncertainty. How they started to form the association in formulating the `Prospect Theory' of their research; Patterns of two human shortcomings; Question that...
- Kids on a crash course.
Bernstein, Peter L. // Health (Time Inc. Health); Jul/Aug95, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p24
Provides information on teenagers who engage in risky behavior in the United States.
- Adolescents' perceptions of their risk-taking behavior.
Gonzalez, Jeanette; Field, Tiffany // Adolescence; Fall94, Vol. 29 Issue 115, p701
Assesses differences between high and low sports and danger risk takers on relationship and personality variables. Distribution of subjects in risk-taking groupings; Means and standard deviations for high and low sports-related risk-takers; Means and standard deviations for high and low-danger...
- In This Issue: Art and Risk.
Phillips, Patricia C. // Art Journal; Fall2004, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p3
Explores articles and topics related to forms of risk-taking in the arts.
- Advice for '90s execs: Just `take a chance'.
Wackerle, Frederick W. // Crain's Chicago Business; 5/29/95, Vol. 18 Issue 22, p13
Opinion. Advises entrepreneurs to take business risks. Advantage of risk-taking; Need to challenge bureaucracy; Recipe for success in risk-taking.
- Assuming the risks.
Charles, Kirk; Clarke, Robyn D. // Black Enterprise; Jun98, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p321
Advises entrepreneurs on honing their risk-taking skills. Mastering positive visualization; Embracing uncertainty; Learning to live outside of your comfort zone; Working on one's self-esteem; Validating oneself and one's abilities.
- Adventure Recreation: What's New for Resource Managers, Public Policy Analysts, and Recreation Providers.
Ewert, Alan; Galloway, Shayne; Estes, Cheryl A. // Parks & Recreation; Feb2001, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p26
Describes the phenomenon of risk-taking in and through recreational activities. Definition of adventure recreation; Findings of studies on public perceptions of risk in recreational activities and other research findings; Five phase model enduring risk recreation involvement. INSET: RESEARCH...