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Creating Arousal

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Arousal is a state of alertness and activation whereby the person pays attention to certain things and is ready for action. We can become aroused in a number of ways. As arousal is linked to learning, decision and action, being able to arouse others is a useful skill.

There are three main states of arousal that we can stimulate:

So what?

People have a need for arousal and this can be a rewarding thing to do with people. Aroused people are also alert and ready for action, which you may well need, so use these methods to get people going in just the way you need.

See also

Arousal principle, Arousal Personality Types, Three Types of Arousal

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