Lower perceived risk of terrorism amongst men linked to a motivation to stay on their land under any circumstances


This study (see source document for full reference) also demonstrated a lower perceived risk of terrorism in men (Billing, 2006). The author suggested that origins of those differences were not psychological, nor related to perceived vulnerability, as previously claimed (Davidson & Freudenburg, 1996; Finucane et al., 2000; Slovic, 1999). Rather, higher ideological motivation may explain the lower perceived risk in men as this study demonstrated that men showed higher motivation to stay on their land in any circumstances, which, in return, lowered the perceived risk of terrorism (Billing, 2006).

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