People whose computer mouse drifted toward a safer option on the screen, even when they ultimately decided to select a riskier option, may be more risk avoidant than their choices would indicate.
Researchers report those who are more prone to take risks while playing a simple children's game may be more prone to risky behaviors, like binge drinking.
Researchers find circuits involved in pursuing rewarding experiences are more strongly activated in bipolar patients.
A mother's overwhelming desire to take risks in the face of danger to protect her child, and other nurturing behaviors, are driven by neurons in the cMPOA region of the hypothalamus which contains a protein called the calcitonin receptor.
Researchers uncover a casual relationship between behavioral control and a specific imbalance in brain function that exists during adolescence.
Researchers explore the link between different life circumstances and risk taking behaviors in older people.