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ADPS 1156 Psychology of Risk Taking (Fall: 4 )


Course Description

The twenty-first century is a fast paced, ever changing environment. The opportunities and challenges, dangers and pitfalls presented to each of us - the risks of life - are different today. Who are the risk takers and risk adverse? What are the implications of avoiding risk or taking too much? How does risk present itself, how to evaluate it, when to embrace or abandon it? Course examines the personal, situational, genetic and cultural parameters which enable risks to be taken and life to be lived to its fullest.


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Last Updated: 20-Feb-14