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has centered around “sensation
seeking’ as the presumed general trait
underlying play and novelty seeking.
underlying Theory: humans have a need for
sensory He developed a Sensation Seeking
Scale which measures the extent to
which an individual values and seeks
external stimulation. Four subfactors
of sensation seeking:
of Sensation Seeking Scale
Thrill Adventure Seeking: Physical activities involving speed, danger,
novelty, and defiance of gravity.
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- Locus Of Control, low sensation seekers