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 July 31, 2020).