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Sensation Seeking And Risky Behavior

by Marvin Zuckerman

  • 143 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by American Psychological Association (APA) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology,
  • Sensation seeking,
  • Personality,
  • Risk-taking (Psychology),
  • Social Psychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8855681M
    ISBN 101591477387
    ISBN 109781591477389

    sation seeking and anxiety in risky situations named Sensation Seeking and Anxiety States Scales (SSAST). The The SSAST has 36 adjective items and two factors, including positive-affect SS items Author: Anton Aluja. Sensation seeking is a personality trait expressed in the generalized tendency to seek varied, novel, complex, and intense sensations and experiences and the willingness to take risks for the sake Author: Marvin Zuckerman.

    This book aims to help the reader to understand what motivates people to engage in risk taking behavior, such as participating in traffic, sports, financial investments, or courtship. The consequences of risk taking may be positive, or result in accidents and injuries, especially in traffic. The wealth of studies and theories (about references) is used to offer a cohesive, holistic view Reviews: 1. Zuckerman has pursued the conceptualization and measurement of sensation seeking with such success that it is beginning to take its place alongside such long-established concepts as introversion and extraversion. Zuckerman conceives sensation seeking as a Cited by:

    Sensation-seekers are not psychopaths. This detachment is very important. Before all you non-sensation-seeking folks start labelling us as psychopaths, let me tell you about one interesting study. This study (McCauley, et al, ) conducted research on disgust. Real-life documentaries depicting actual horrors were shown to college students. A Total SSS score is also frequently employed in studies of sensation seeking. Many studies have linked sensation seeking with risky behavior (Zuckerman, ), including risky driving. References. Zuckerman, M. (). Sensation seeking: Beyond the optimal level of arousal. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. Zuckerman, M. ().


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Risky behavior can be an expression of a normal, genetically influenced personality trait, sensation seeking. Its expression in risky behaviors such as extreme and risky sports, vocations, substance abuse, unsafe sex, and crime, among others, is the topic of this fascinating and accessible by: Risky behavior can be an expression of a normal, genetically influenced personality trait, sensation seeking.

Its expression in risky behaviors such as extreme and risky sports, vocations, substance abuse, unsafe sex, and crime, among others, is the topic of this fascinating and accessible : "In Sensation Seeking and Risky Behavior, Marvin Zuckerman offers a comprehensive account of the theory and research on sensation seeking, and a detailed examination Sensation Seeking And Risky Behavior book the role of sensation seeking in a wide range of behaviors, from risky driving and extreme sports to substance abuse, unsafe sex, hazardous vocations, and crime and other antisocial behaviors.

"Risky behavior can be an expression of a normal, genetically influenced personality trait--sensation seeking. In Sensation Seeking and Risky Behavior, Marvin Zuckerman offers a comprehensive account of the theory and research on sensation seeking, and a detailed examination of the role of sensation seeking in a wide range of behaviors, from risky driving and extreme sports to substance use.

Risky behavior can be an expression of a normal, genetically influenced personality trait, sensation seeking. Its expression in risky behaviors such as extreme and risky sports, vocations, substance abuse, unsafe sex, and crime, among others, is the topic of this fascinating and accessible book/5(4).

Risky behavior can be an expression of a normal, genetically influenced personality trait, sensation seeking. Its expression in risky behaviors such as extreme and risky sports, vocations, substance abuse, unsafe sex, and crime, among others, is the topic of this fascinating and accessible book/5(8).

Zuckerman emphasizes that high sensation-seeking is a normal personality trait, despite its association with risky behavior. For example, the trait plays a role in bringing people into prosocial occupations such as law enforcement, firefighting and emergency room medicine-high-stress jobs that would shut down low : Munsey, Christopher.

What can we learn from sensation seekers. People with high sensation-seeking personalities don’t just crave high sensation-seeking environments, they thrive in them. In those moments, the high sensation-seeking person is in their element and can function very well.

As described earlier, vulnerability for risky behaviors during adolescence results from a temporal gap in puberty between the development of two neuropsychological systems, one depending on the rapid development of the socioemotional system, impelling adolescents toward sensation seeking behavior (including risky sensation seeking), and the Author: Joseph Glicksohn, Revital Naor-Ziv, Rotem Leshem.

Marvin Zuckerman has 20 books on Goodreads with ratings. Marvin Zuckerman’s most popular book is Sensation Seeking and Risky Behavior. Model 2 postulates that sensation seeking directly influences risky behavior, while risk appraisal is a consequence of the frequent engagement in risky behavior by high sensation seekers and the lack of experience in risky behavior by the low sensation by: Originally published inthis title represents a summary of 17 years of research centring around the Sensation Seeking Scale (SSS) and the theory from which the test was derived.

Now an integral part of personality testing, including adaptations for use with children, this reissue is. Hur Y-M, Bouchard TJ., Jr. The genetic correlation between impulsivity and sensation seeking traits.

Behavior Genetics. ; – Kahn JA, Kaplowitz RA, Goodman E, Emans SJ. The association between impulsiveness and sexual risk behaviors in adolescent and young adult women. Journal of Adolescent Health. ; –Cited by: Risky behavior can be an expression of a normal, genetically influenced personality trait, sensation seeking.

Its expression in risky behaviors such as extreme and risky sports, vocations, substance abuse, unsafe sex, and crime, among others, is the topic of this fascinating and accessible Edition: 1st Edition. Not all sensation-seeking activities are risky (and not everyone who takes risks does so because of this behavior trait).

Travel to see a beautiful sight might be sensation seeking but is not risky. Sensation seeking has been studied in terms of its relationship to substance use [], sexual risk taking [], and psychopathology [5, ] among adolescents.

It is believed to peak at around age 16 [12, 28], is usually greater in males than females [] and Cited by: Sensation-seeking, also called thrill-seeking or excitement-seeking, is the tendency to pursue new and different sensations, feelings, and experiences.

The trait describes people who chase novel. Table of contents for Sensation seeking and risky behavior / by Marvin Zuckerman. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher.

Risky behavior can be an expression of a normal, genetically influenced personality trait, sensation seeking. Its expression in risky behaviors such as extreme and risky sports, vocations, substance abuse, unsafe sex, and crime, among others, is the topic of this fascinating and accessible book.5/5(3).

If you checked 13 or more of the items, you’re probably a sensation seeker. If you checked 9 or less of the items, you are probably not a sensation seeker. If you chec 11, or 12 of the items, you are probably somewhere in between on sensation seeking. Yes, you can be an HSP and score high on sensation seeking too.

Risky behavior can be an expression of a normal, genetically influenced personality trait, sensation seeking. Its expression in risky behaviors such as extreme and risky sports, vocations, substance abuse, unsafe sex, and crime, among others, is the topic of this fascinating and accessible book.

In ""Sensation Seeking and Risky Behavior"", Marvin Zuckerman offers a comprehensive view of the.He relates sensation seeking to hyperactivity (ADHD), and also to both hypoarousal and arousability. Zuckerman, M. Sensation seeking and risky behavior. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

DOI: / E-mail Citation» This is an update to Zuckermanemphasizing risky behavior.Marvin Zuckerman (Ma in Chicago – November 8, ) was Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Delaware.

Zuckerman is best known for his research into the psychobiological basis of human personality, sensory deprivation, mood state measurement, and sensation seeking. His work was particularly inspired by eminent research psychologists, Hans Alma mater: New York University.