Adventurous experiences produce psychological arousal,[2] that may be understood as negative (e.g. fear) or positive (e.g. flow). For some people, journey becomes a serious pursuit in and of itself. According to adventurer André Malraux, in his La Condition Humaine (1933), “If a person isn’t able to risk his life, wherever is his dignity?”.[full citation needed] Similarly, Helen Keller explicit that “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”

Outdoor brave activities are usually undertaken for the needs of recreation or excitement: examples are journey sportand adventure tourism. Adventurous activities may cause gains in knowledge, like those undertaken by explorers and pioneers – the British adventurer Jason Lewis, for example, uses adventures to draw international property lessons from living at intervals finite environmental constraints on expeditions to share with schoolchildren. Adventure education designedly uses difficult experiences for learning.

Author Jon Levy suggests that AN expertise ought to meet many criteria to be thought of an adventure:

Be remarkable—that is, value talking regarding
Involve adversity and/or perceived risk
Bring regarding personal growth