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  1. Novelty seeking

    In psychology, novelty seeking is a personality trait associated with exploratory activity in response to novel stimulation, impulsive decision making, extravagance in approach to reward cues, and quick loss of temper and avoidance of frustration. It is measured in the Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire as well as the later version Temperament and Character Inventory and is considered one of the temperament dimensions of personality. Like the other temperament dimensions, it has been found to be highly heritable. High NS has been suggested to be related to high dopaminergic activity. In the revised version of the Temperament and Character Inventory novelty seeking consists of the following four subscales: ⁕Exploratory excitability ⁕Impulsiveness ⁕Extravagance ⁕Disorderliness

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of novelty seeking in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of novelty seeking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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