Executive functioning in relation to risk perception and engagement

This study explored the potential relationship between executive functioning, risk engagement, and risk perception. A sample of 41 participants, ages 19-30 (M = 24.95, SD = 3.16), was recruited to participate in the study. A correlational design was utilized to explore the relationships between executive functioning and risk perception and risk engagement. The DOSPERT scale was utilized to measure risk engagement and risk perception. The BRIEF-A was utilized to measure executive functioning levels. SPSS bivariate correlation analyses indicated no significant relationships. Keywords: executive functioning, risk engagement, risk perception