Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 23 - Think and Discuss: 109

Answer

No.

Work Step by Step

The resistor doesn’t “attract” current, any more than a pipe bathroom “attracts” water. Instead, both of the elements provide a path for current (of charge, or of water) when a voltage/pressure is established between the two ends.
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