Behavioral Expressions and Biosocial Bases of Sensation Seeking
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BeschreibungThis book is concerned with a trait that describes variations in the need for novel and intense stimulation and its expression in risky kinds of behaviour.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. Theory through 1979; 2. Test development; 3. Sensation seeking in relation to other dimensions of personality; 4. Demographic data; 5. Risk taking; 6. Sports and vocations; 7. Social, sexual, and marital relationships; 8. Vicarious experience: art, media, music, fantasy, and humour; 9. Smoking, drinking, drugs, and eating; 10. Psychopathology and stress; 11. Biological bases; 12. Psychophysiology; 13. Information processing, cognitive styles, intelligence and creativity; 14. New theoretical models; References.
Pressestimmen"Anyone curious about the utility of a unified field of psychology should read Zuckerman's stellar book on sensation seeking...I find it hard to imagine a psychologist who would not learn something of real value from this book." Contemporary Psychology "It is rare to see strong coverage of a topic that spans measurement, sensation, perception, motivation, cognition, learning, clinical and biological studies...Zuckerman makes a successful case for psychology. This work provides one-stop shopping for researchers and applied psychologists who need to catch up on the progress made since his previous book on sensation seeking...Behavioral Expressions and Biosocial Bases of Sensation Seeking is a highly successful unified psychology of an individual difference variable...I find it hard to imagine a psychologist who would not learn something of real value from this book." Allan R. Karkness, Contemporary Psychology
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2004
Seitenanzahl: 480 Seiten