ch_6_Motivational_Basis_of_Leisure

Stimulation stimulus must be perceived as novel

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Unformatted text preview: stimulation Stimulus must be perceived as novel, unique, Stimulus complex, and possesses information which leads to uncertainty. We often engage in activities because they stimulate us. activities Stimulation must be balanced Stimulation *-----------------------------------------------*-----------------------------------------------* Suboptimal Boredom Optimal Supraoptimal Most satisfactory Too much arousal Most desirable Anxiety Satisfaction Stress producing Physical Well being Rapid pulse rate Relatively free from disturbing effects of anxiety Gastrointestinal disturbances Sensation Seeking Theory Sensation What type of risks do you take? Zukerman’s r...
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