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ERIC Number: EJ139622
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Publication Date: 1976
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The Impact of Roommate Personality on Achievement: An Exploratory Study and Model of Analysis
Ainsworth, Charles; Maynard, Diane
Research in Higher Education, 4, 3, 291-301, 76
Results of a study examining the relationship of personality characteristics, academic ability, and achievement among pairs of male dormitory roommates suggest that personality may have a differential effect on achievement among students of different ability levels, e.g. low-ability students may earn higher grades when paired with high-ability students of similar personality profiles. (JT)
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