RISK PERCEPTION

Risk as it is assessed through individual judgment as correlated with specific dangers. Past experiences, age, gender, and culture all have an impact on an individual's risk perception.

RISK PERCEPTION: "The risk perception was very different for me than for my four year old daughter."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RISK PERCEPTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/risk-perception/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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