Can Sensation Seeking Explain a Vocational Interest in Forensic Identification?


  • Jonathan W. Roberti University of Florida


forensic, vocational, sensation seeking, forensic identification


The purpose of this article is to describe the occupational demands and duties of a forensic identifier. It is illustrated that the occupational demands and duties of a forensic identifier are stimulating, novel, and challenging. It is proposed that an interest in this career may be related to the personality factor of sensation seeking. Lastly, a review of occupations with similar stimulating, novel, and challenging occupational demands and duties are reviewed.


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How to Cite

Roberti, J. W. . (2004). Can Sensation Seeking Explain a Vocational Interest in Forensic Identification?. Canadian Journal of Career Development, 3(1), 21–24. Retrieved from