Behavioral Expressions and Biosocial Bases of Sensation Seeking
By (author) Marvin Zuckerman
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Behavioral Expressions and Biosocial Bases of Sensation Seeking by Marvin Zuckerman
Book DescriptionThis book is about a trait describing variations in the universal need for novel and intense stimulation and its expressions in various risky kinds of behaviour (including driving habits, health, gambling, financial risk, alcohol and drug use and abuse, sexual behaviour, and sports). Sensation seeking is also important in preferences for various vocations, media forms and content, food, humour and social attitudes. Compatibility in the trait influences premarital and marital relationship satisfaction. Its modes of assessment, behavioural expressions, and genetic and psychobiological bases are described by one of the leading researchers in this field. This book presents the only available study of this fascinating topic and it will be sure to interest researchers and their students active in personality research.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521437707
(228mm x 152mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 24-Jun-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Marvin Zuckerman
Sensation Seeking and Risky Behavior, Hardback (December 2006)
Offers a comprehensive view of the role of sensation seeking in a range of behaviors, from risky driving and sports through substance use, sex, and crime or other antisocial behaviors. This book describes how the personality trait sensation seeking relates to these risky behaviors.
Psychobiology of Personality, Hardback (April 2005)» View all books by Marvin Zuckerman
Revised and updated edition of graduate level overview, describing biological basis of behaviour and personality.
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