CORRELATES OF AMBIVALENCE, RISK-TAKING AND RIGIDITY.
Scientific rept. no. 1,
HEBREW UNIV JERUSALEM (ISRAEL)
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An examination was made of the relationships of over 40 variables in 3 samples of subjects. The variables belonged to 5 classes 1 Personality traits ambivalence toward parents, siblings and authority figures, hostility toward the same figures, manifest anxiety, vacillation tendencies in risk taking and perception 2 Social ization experiences amount of parental reward and punishment experienced during childhood, frequency of psychological discipline and corporal punishment administered by each of the parents, strictness of religious upbringing 3 Perceptual styles field dependence, perceptual rigidity, intolerance of ambiguity 4 Social attitudes and cognitive styles authoritarianism, dogmatism 5 Risk-taking behavior playful risk, financial risk, physical risk, risk of prestige.