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ERIC Number: EJ227307
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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Approach-Avoidance Behaviors as a Function of Pleasantness and Arousing Quality of Settings and Individual Differences in Stimulus Screening.
Hines, Melissa; Mehrabian, Albert
Social Behavior and Personality, v7 n2 p223-33 1979
The pleasure-arousal hypothesis predicts an interaction between pleasure and arousal levels in determining approach-avoidance, such that approach increases with arousal in pleasant settings and decreases with arousal in unpleasant settings. Results support this hypothesis. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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