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    Sensation seeking: A comparative approach to a human trait.Marvin Zuckerman - 1984 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 7 (3):413-434.
    A comparative method of studying the biological bases of personality compares human trait dimensions with likely animal models in terms of genetic determination and common biological correlates. The approach is applied to the trait of sensation seeking, which is defined on the human level by a questionnaire, reports of experience, and observations of behavior, and on the animal level by general activity, behavior in novel situations, and certain types of naturalistic behavior in animal colonies. Moderately high genetic determination has been (...)
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    Leaping up the phylogenetic scale in explaining anxiety: Perils and possibilities.Marvin Zuckerman - 1982 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 5 (3):505-506.
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    What and where is the unconditioned (or conditioned) stimulus in the conditioning model of neurosis?Marvin Zuckerman - 1979 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 2 (2):187-188.
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    Home from a perilous journey.Marvin Zuckerman - 1984 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 7 (3):453-471.
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    All parents are environmentalists until they have their second child.Marvin Zuckerman - 1987 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 10 (1):42-44.
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    Can arousal be pleasurable?Marvin Zuckerman - 1982 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 5 (3):449-449.
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    It's a long way up from comparative studies of animals to personality traits in humans.Marvin Zuckerman - 2005 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (3):370-371.
    Depue & Morrone-Strupinsky (D&M-S) have elaborated a detailed description of the motivational system for affiliation and its neurological basis. This “bottom-up” approach, based almost entirely on studies of nonhuman species, fails to connect with personality differences at the human level. A “top-down” approach looks for common biological markers in human and nonhuman species and relates these to behavior in both.
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    Incentive motivation: Just extraversion?Marvin Zuckerman - 1999 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (3):539-540.
    Is a generalized positive incentive motivation a construct appropriate to the human level of behavior or would sensation or novelty seeking be a more appropriate one? Is positive incentive motivation, or susceptibility to signals of reward, a mechanism related only to extraversion traits including sociability, activation, social potency, and positive affect? Research shows that susceptibility to reward is related to impulsive sensation seeking and aggression as well as sociability and an aroused type of positive affect. Comparative and indirect human correlates (...)
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    Is the distinction between primary and secondary sociopaths a matter of degree, secondary traits, or nature vs. nurture?Marvin Zuckerman - 1995 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (3):578-579.
    Psychopathy has as its central traits socialization, sensation seeking, and impulsivity. These are combined in a supertrait: Impulsive Unsocialized Sensation Seeking (ImpUSS). Secondary types are defined by combinations of ImpUSS and neuroticism or sociability. All broad personality traits have both genetic and environmental determination, and therefore different etiologies (primary as genetic, secondary as environmental) for primary and secondary sociopathy are unlikely.
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    Serotonin, impulsivity, and emotionality.Marvin Zuckerman - 1986 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 9 (2):348-349.
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    Sensation seeking and augmenting-reducing: Evoked potentials and/or kinesthetic figural aftereffects?Marvin Zuckerman - 1986 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 9 (4):749-754.