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INDIVIDUAL-DIFFERENCES IN SENSATION SEEKING AND ATTENTIONAL ABILITY

Abstract:

Evidence is provided that high scores on the Zuckerman Sensation Seeking Scale are associated in the normal population with good focused-attention performance and poor distributed-attention performance. Focused-attention performance is assessed as the ability to select relevant information while ignoring irrelevant information, and distributed-attention performance is assessed as the ability to carry out concurrently two independent complex tasks. It is hypothesized that the observed disposit...

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Journal:
PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
Volume:
6
Issue:
5
Pages:
637-639
Publication date:
1985
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ISSN:
0191-8869
URN:
uuid:0b361bae-f3c0-47a8-93bf-fd0a03f91bad
Source identifiers:
5163
Local pid:
pubs:5163
Language:
English

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