- Female students, undergraduates, University of Wisconsin, USA, 196?
- N = 72
- Non Response:
- 81%; 61% refusal, 5% eliminated on basis of screening data, 15% miscellaneous re
Structured questionnaires, tests; and interview.
- Authors's label
- Desire for excitement_B
- Our Classification
- Behavioral choice of which of three roles Ss would play in a scene to be vidotaped for possible use in campus lectures on expressive behavior. One of these roles was a lead part, an other was a supportive role, and the third was a minor part.
Observed Relation with Happiness
The relationship appeared to be unaffected by manipulated self-esteem.
For both happy and unhappy Ss desire for excitement is unaffected by both bolstered and reduced self-esteem.
Unaffected by manipulated perceived acting ability.