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Passion for driving and aggressive driving behavior : A look at their relationship [r-libre/471]

Philippe, Frederick L.; Vallerand, Robert J.; Richer, Isabelle; Vallières, Évelyne F., & Bergeron, Jacques (2009). Passion for driving and aggressive driving behavior : A look at their relationship. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39 (12), 3020-3043.

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Abstract: The purpose of the present research was to investigate the relationship between passion for driving and aggressive driving behavior in 3 studies. Study 1 examined the association between passion and aggressive driving behavior in a sample of undergraduate students. Results showed that an obsessive passion for driving was associated with aggressive driving behavior, while harmonious passion was not. Study 2 replicated these results with an ecologically valid sample of communitydwelling drivers. Finally, Study 3 replicated the results obtained in Studies 1 and 2 in a laboratory setting using a driving simulator under controlled frustrating driving situations with judges’ assessment of aggressive driving behavior. Study 3 also showed that the emotion of anger mediated the obsessive-passion/aggressivedriving- behavior relationship.
Depositor: Lachance, Annie
Owner / Manager: Évelyne Vallières
Deposited: 04 Nov 2014 18:41
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2016 20:27

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