In this study, risk perceptions of individual investors were investigated. The research was carried out on the basis of behavioral finance, which is within the finance discipline, and in the form of applying a questionnaire to the sample group determined to ensure an equal distribution throughout Turkey. Some of the survey was conducted online and some of it was conducted face-to-face with the participants. According to the main results obtained from the survey; There is a significant relationship between the risk taking status of the participants and their age, marital status, income and self-confidence levels. At the same time, there is a significant relationship between the risk aversion levels of the participants and their education and herd behavior levels.