Male acts of bravery, risk display honor, increase accidental death

Monday, August 15, 2011 - 08:00 in Health & Medicine

Men sometimes prove themselves by taking risks that demonstrate their toughness and bravery. Putting yourself in peril might establish manliness, but it can also lead to high rates of accidental death, particularly among men who live in states with a "culture of honor," according to a study in the current Social Psychological and Personality Science (published by SAGE).

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