Acute Stress Modulates Risk Taking in Financial Decision Making

  title={Acute Stress Modulates Risk Taking in Financial Decision Making},
  author={Anthony John Porcelli and Mauricio R. Delgado},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={278 - 283}
People's decisions are often susceptible to various demands exerted by the environment, leading to stressful conditions. Although a goal for researchers is to elucidate stress-coping mechanisms to facilitate decision-making processes, it is important to first understand the interaction between the state created by a stressful environment and how decisions are performed in such environments. The objective of this experiment was to probe the impact of exposure to acute stress on financial… 

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