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Is Risk Taking Addictive?

Why do people enjoy participating in risky activities such as car racing? Can people become addicted to high-risk activites such as racing cars at high


Luis Schiavo  loves speed.


Speed is Like a Drug
Luis Schiavo
from Venezuela





Why Do People Like to Take Risks?
International students give their views

  • Seung-Hye (Clare) Lee from Korea

  • Nelma Toledo Mendonca from Brazil

  • Kung-Yi (Fred) Chen from Taiwan

  • Piboon Choklerdpatana from Thailand

  • José Guillermo Davila from Mexico

  • Seong-Ha Kim from Korea

  • Angela Teixeira from Brazil


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What do you think?
Is risk taking addictive?


bungee jumper taking a risk


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