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Risk Exposure

I have travelled through Kabul recently and watch the driving which is a push your way in to a gap that your vehicle virtually fits, no second thought to the risk of damaging the vehicle itself. Then you watch the people who wander across the road in front of vehicles and do not seem phased by the closeness of the vehicles that pass. Sometimes this is families with children and been sitting in the road to beg, maybe this is a means to an end and a choice taken away and therefore their tolerance is increased. Is it the fact that they have lived through turmoil and that they do not perceive the risk in the same way as someone who is not exposed to these risks. Continue reading

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Risk Perception & Tolerance

Have you watched the home video clip shows? The likes of You’ve Been Framed? You can see no doubt clear as day people do silly things, take risks that you and I maybe would not; you of course maybe sat smiling thinking that you would or have. This led me to look into the topic of risk perception and tolerance to try and find what makes people tick Continue reading

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