Adventure Behavior Seeking Scale
AbstractThis article presents a new tool—the Adventure Behavior Seeking Scale (ABSS). The Adventure Behavior Seeking Scale was developed to assess individuals’ highly stimulating behaviors in natural environments. An exploratory factor analysis was conducted with 466 participants and resulted in one factor. The internal consistency was 0.80. A confirmatory factor analysis was performed using another sample of 406 participants, and results verified the one-factor structure. The findings indicate that people with a lot of experience in outdoor adventure have a higher score on the ABSS scale than control groups without such experience. The results also suggest that the 8-item ABSS scores were highly related to sensation seeking. The author discusses findings in regard to the ABSS as an instrument to measure outdoor adventure. However, further studies need to be carried out in other sample groups to further validate the scale. View Full-Text
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Próchniak, P. Adventure Behavior Seeking Scale. Behav. Sci. 2017, 7, 35.
Próchniak P. Adventure Behavior Seeking Scale. Behavioral Sciences. 2017; 7(2):35.Chicago/Turabian Style
Próchniak, Piotr. 2017. "Adventure Behavior Seeking Scale." Behav. Sci. 7, no. 2: 35.
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