The Relationship Between Sensation Seeking, Impulsivity and Personality Trait of Male Off-Road Racers
Keywords:Off-road Racers, Sensation Seeking, Impulsivity, Personality Traits
AbstractThe present study focuses on finding the levels of impulsivity and sensation-seeking among the off-road motorsport racers and also will shed light on the personality traits of the racer. This study is concerned with the influence of sensation seeking and impulsivity on personality traits and to examine the predictive role of sensation seeking, impulsivity, and personality trait among off-road racers. The sample consisted of all individuals who are off-road racer from the southern part of India particularly from Karnataka and Kerala (N=33). The statistical techniques that are applied in the study are descriptive statistics-mean and standard deviation, Pearson’s Correlation. The study revealed that Off-roaders are highly sensation seekers. They are found to have high experience-seeking, adventure, and thrill-seeking. High extraversion, openness and conscientiousness, and a moderate level of agreeableness were found as personality traits. There is a positive correlation between sensation seeking, extraversion, and openness to experience. A negative correlation was found between impulsivity, agreeableness, and conscientiousness.
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Aksa Elza Johnson. (2022). The Relationship Between Sensation Seeking, Impulsivity and Personality Trait of Male Off-Road Racers. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 9(2). https://doi.org/10.25215/0902.158
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