Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (2):218-219 (1999)

Kingsley Richard Browne
Wayne State University
Sex differences in willingness to take physical risks and in concern for peer esteem may be relevant to whether women should serve in combat, since two major fears soldiers experience are of being injured and of not measuring up as warriors. Women's relative aversion to nonphysical risk may have workplace implications, since risk taking is an attribute of most successful executives.
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