Firefighters: Prosocial Risk Taking and Time Orientation
The aim in this study was to identify the time orientation of firefighters. The sample consisted of 71 firefighters (M age = 35.1 years, SD = 4.8) and 66 social workers, representing a group working in a low-risk environment (M age = 33.2 years, SD = 5.9). The participants completed the Temporal Orientation Questionnaire AION-2000. It was found that, in comparison to the control group, firefighters scored higher on future-time perspective and the temporal competences of telic dominance, degree of detail, and use of time.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: March 1, 2014
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