Zuckerman-Kuhlman Personality Questionnaire, ZKPQ-50-CC
|Test:||Zuckerman-Kuhlman Personality Questionnaire, ZKPQ-50-CC|
Impulsive Sensation Seeking (ImpSS)
|low ⇒ average ⇒ high score|
norms by authors (n=2,378)
• Impulsive Sensation Seeking (ImpSS)
Measures low socialisation, and high psychoticism, impulsivity, and sensation-seeking. The impulsivity items assess lack of planfulness and a tendency to act without thinking. The sensation seeking items describe a liking for thrills and excitement, novelty and variety, and unpredictable situations and friends.
• Neuroticism-Anxiety (N-Anx)
Measures anxiety, fear, general emotionality, psychasthenia, and inhibition of aggression. The factor is also associated with obsessive indecisiveness, lack of self-confidence, and sensitivity to criticism.
• Aggression-Hostility (Agg-Host)
Measures aggression, hostility, anger, lack of inhibitory control, and low social desirability. The factor is associated with rudeness, thoughtless and antisocial behaviour, vengefulness, quick temper and impatience.
• Sociability (Sy)
Measures affiliation, social participation, extraversion. Assesses liking for big parties and interactions with many people, as well as a dislike of isolation in sociable people versus a liking for the same in unsociable people.
• Activity (Act)
Measures energetic behavior and persistence. This factor is associated with need to keep active and feelings of restlessness when there is nothing to do.
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