ERIC Number: EJ1018371
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Nov-23
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Reference Count: 12
Personality and Locus of Control among School Children
Pandya, Archana A.; Jogsan, Yogesh A.
Educational Research and Reviews, v8 n22 p2193-2196 Nov 2013
The main purpose of this investigation is to find out the sex differences in personality traits and locus of control among school children. A total 60 children (30 boys and 30 girls) were taken as a sample. The research tool for personality, children personality questionnaire was used, which was made by Cattell and Porter. Locus of control was measured by Rotter's Locus of Control Scale. t-test was applied to examine the significance of personality and locus of control in children. Results revealed significant difference in 14 personality factors and not significant difference in locus of control, in respect to both boys and girls.
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Personality Traits, Gender Differences, Questionnaires, Personality Assessment, Personality Measures, Children, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Identifiers - Location: India
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Rotter Internal External Locus of Control Scale