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The Psychology of Risk

by Glynis M. Breakwell

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personality,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Personality,
  • General,
  • Psychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10437241M
    ISBN 100521802962
    ISBN 109780521802963

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The Psychology of Risk by Glynis M. Breakwell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Risk surrounds and envelopes us. Without understanding it, we risk everything and without capitalising on it, we gain nothing. This accessible book from Glynis M. Breakwell, first published incomprehensively explores the psychology of risk, examining how individuals think, feel and act, as well as considering the institutional and societal assessments, rhetorics and 4/5(2).

Great book about the psychology of risk not just in trading, but in every aspects of our life. I mean, risk involves every side of our existence, and accepting and managing well is the key to live the life in the proper way. The only aspect I dont like it's the poor numerical approach to the by: 3.

The Psychology of Risk book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the financial world's most respected experts on the ps /5. Risk perception is the subjective judgement that people make about the characteristics and severity of a risk.

Three major families of theory have. This book aims to help the reader to The Psychology of Risk book what motivates people to engage in risk taking behavior, such as participating in traffic, sports, financial investments, or courtship.

The consequences of risk taking may be positive, or result in accidents and injuries, especially in traffic. The wealth of studies and theories (about references) is used to offer a cohesive, Reviews: 1. Cambridge Core - Personality Psychology and Individual Differences - The Psychology of Risk - by Glynis M.

BreakwellCited by: Since the first edition of The Psychology of Risk there have been enormous macro-economic and socio-political changes globally - the chaos in the world banking system and the financial crisis and recessions that it presaged; the Arab Spring and the revolutionary shifts in power in the Middle East with rippled consequences around the world; the development of ever-more.

Risk surrounds and envelops us. Without understanding it, we risk everything and without capitalising on it, we gain nothing.

Since the first edition of The Psychology of Risk there have been enormous macroeconomic and socio-political changes globally - the chaos in the world banking system and the financial crisis and recessions that it presaged; the Arab Spring and.

Risk surrounds and envelopes us. Without understanding it, we risk everything and without capitalising on it, we gain nothing. This accessible book from Glynis M.

Breakwell, first published incomprehensively explores the psychology of risk, examining how individuals think, feel and act, as well as considering the institutional and societal assessments, rhetorics /5. Mental Health, Risk and Safety – Part 2 Part 2 of one of the most popular articles we have ever published, by Dr Rob Long from Human Dymensions.

and author of the book “Real Risk” In the previous blog (Mental Health, Risk and Safety Part 1) I. Our knowledge of the psychology of risk perception is like that seat belt.

We can use it as a tool for reducing the risk that can arise when, because of our instinctive reactions to risk, we get. The book effectively demonstrates that investment managers need to understand not only the quantitative tools, such as conditional value at risk, but also the psychology of risk management.” (Mark K.

Bhasin, Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 12 (1), ). The book was time-sensitive in that she, other contributors, and interested publishers felt an urgency to get the book into the hands of the public and governmental powers-that-be. It is with pleasure we can announce the publication of book 5 in the series on the Social Psychology of Risk – Risky Conversations, The Law, Social Psychology and book is the result of three days of conversations between Rob Long, Greg Smith and Craig Ashhurst held in February Reviews the book, The psychology of risk by G.

Breakwell (see record ). A number of books contain chapters on various aspects of risk, reprints of journal articles, papers Author: Helmut Jungermann. Purchase The Psychology of Risk Taking Behavior, Volume - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNThe book consists of 15 chapters, which are organized into four sections.

Part 1 provides an overview of theoretical context and major knowledge base of the psychology of criminal conduct. Part 2 discusses the eight major risk/need factors of criminal conduct. Psychology of Risk (Photo Credit: Marcus Smith) The psychology of risk has been subject to detailed study which has addressed a number of conceptual issues relating to risk perception, behavior and decision making; and this fascinating research has sought to examine these issues from within a number of diverse theoretical perspectives.

Risk aversion is a preference for a sure outcome over a gamble with higher or equal expected value. Conversely, the rejection of a sure thing in favor of a gamble of lower or equal expected value is known as risk-seeking behavior.

The psychophysics of chance induce overweighting of sure things and of improbable events, relative to events of moderate probability. Risk Assessment. Forensic psychologists are often asked to assess future behavior for a variety of reasons.

Assessing for potential future dangerousness or recidivism is a controversial topic. This is the one area of forensic psychology that can.

Providing a unified introduction to the underlying ideas of the Psychology of Security, Emergency and Risk (PSER), this book highlights the usefulness of a basic psychological knowledge for all those working in this field and summarizes the main dynamic processes associated with the helping relationship: from the neurological pathway of the emotions to the entirely virtual .Violence risk assessment is relevant to the field of law and psychology because it occurs at numerous junctures in the legal system, and it is one of the key areas of research and clinical practice in forensic psychology.

This entry reviews two primary approaches to risk assessment: unstructured and structured.Grant T. Harris, PhD, was an adjunct associate professor of psychology at Queen's University at Kingston and an adjunct professor of psychiatry at the University of Toronto.

He was a fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association, received the Career Contribution Award from the Criminal Justice Section of the Canadian Psychological Association, and was a member of the Pages: