The Big Risk Test– Experiment Credits

The BBC would like to thank the following for their part in creating The Big Risk Test:

Experiment design:

  • Professor David Spiegelhalter and Dr Mike Aitken (University of Cambridge).

The BBC would also like to thank the following for the use or partial use of their measures in this experiment:

Risk-taking behaviours

  • Adapted from Weber, Blais, and Betz (2006). The Domain-Specific Risk-Taking (DOSPERT) Scale. Judgment and Decision Making, Vol. 1, No. 1.

Belief in luck

  • Adapted from Dark, P and Freedman, J, (1997). The Belief in Good Luck (BIGL) Scale. Journal of Research in Personality, 31, 486-511.

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