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Adolescent and adult risk-taking in virtual social contexts.

Abstract:

There is a paucity of experimental data addressing how peers influence adolescent risk-taking. Here, we examined peer effects on risky decision-making in adults and adolescents using a virtual social context that enabled experimental control over the peer "interactions." 40 adolescents (age 11-18) and 28 adults (age 20-38) completed a risk-taking (Wheel of Fortune) task under four conditions: in private; while being observed by (fictitious) peers; and after receiving 'risky' or 'safe' advice ...

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10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01476

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Frontiers in psychology
Volume:
5
Issue:
DEC
Pages:
1476
Chapter number:
ARTN 1476
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1664-1078
ISSN:
1664-1078
URN:
uuid:a01ce967-ac10-4315-ab40-4b1dda358c29
Source identifiers:
503266
Local pid:
pubs:503266

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