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In what way age is related with decision making capability of a person??

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Asked by Jatin, 22 Feb '10 08:31 pm
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A controlled laboratory experiment was used to assess the efficacy of the cognitive processes that underlie risk taking decision making in young and elderly people. Thirty-six participants took part in the study; half the subjects were elderly (mean age of 74) and the other half were young adults (mean age of 19). The elderly participants made equivalent decisions to those of the control young adults. Both age-groups of participants systematically and comparably changed their behavior as a function of risk levels. Furthermore, the elderly participants, relative to young adults, did not exhibit any slowing down in the speed of processing the information involved in making risk taking decisions, reflecting that healthy elderly people are cognitively apt to making risk taking decisions. Both age-groups took comparably less time on the easy trials (trials with either low or high levels of risk) and comparably more time on the difficult trials (trials with medium levels of risk).

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Answered by soumyen sarkar, 22 Feb '10 08:41 pm

 
  
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It depends on ones family background and how much matured /responsible that person in his/her duties to family,. there are so many young boys/girls taking the full responsibility of their family and bringing up their young siblings.
Answered by magi, 22 Feb '10 08:56 pm

 
  
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When a person feels his responsiblities on shoulder.
Answered by jakir hussain, 22 Feb '10 08:37 pm

 
  
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With regard to age, I feel the youths feel significant pressure from emotional and social aspects in their decisions, and the adults and the retired persons to a lesser extent.
Answered by Little, 22 Feb '10 08:37 pm

 
  
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There is a fountain of youth in every man ....it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age or circumstances . Its the Creativity which is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun , irrespective of age
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 22 Feb '10 08:34 pm

 
  
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After Tennage when he/ she becomes Lad from pediatric.
Answered by hitler, 22 Feb '10 08:32 pm

 
  
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Age does not affect decision making capability
Answered by anil garg, 02 Mar '10 12:13 am

 
  
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