Sensation Seeking and Trait Anxiety in Hang-Glider Pilots and Golfers
Sensation seeking and trait anxiety in hang-glider pilots and golfers were investigated using Zuckerman's Sensation Seeking Scale Form V (SSS Form V) and the trait portion of the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory Form Y. A large scale mail survey was implemented. Hang-glider pilots (n = 170) scored significantly higher than golfers (n = 90) on each of the four subscales of the SSS Form V and Total Sensation Seeking. No significant difference in trait anxiety level between the two groups was found.
Personality and Individual Differences
Wagner, A., & Houlihan, D. (1994). Sensation Seeking and Trait Anxiety in Hang-Glider Pilots and Golfers. Personality and Individual Differences, 16(6), 975-977.
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Copyright © 1994 Elsevier B.V. Article published by Elsevier B.V. in Personality and Individual Differences, volume 16, issue number 6, June 1994, pages 975-977. Available online on May 29, 2002: http://doi.org/10.1016/0191-8869(94)90240-2.
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