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Harlow, Jason J. B.; Harrison, David M.; Justason, Michael; Meyertholen, Andrew; Wilson, Brian – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2017
We measured the personality type of the students in a large introductory physics course of mostly life science students using the True Colors instrument. We found large correlations of personality type with performance on the precourse Force Concept Inventory (FCI), both term tests, the postcourse FCI, and the final examination. We also saw…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Introductory Courses, Physics, Science Instruction
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Séguin, Daniel G.; Hipson, Will – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
The primary goal of the study was to examine the relationships between emotional intelligence and personality type in later childhood. Eighty-one youth in grades seven and nine (M[subscript age]=12.49 years, SD[subscript age]=1.20 years) were asked to complete the "Bar-On Emotional Quotient Inventory: Youth Version" and the…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Personality Traits, Correlation, Gender Differences
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McGovern, Kate; Lockhart, Wallace – Tertiary Education and Management, 2015
This article describes a collaborative research project by the institutional research group and a team of faculty members at a Canadian university. In response to an increasingly diverse mix of students, the researchers set out to develop an understanding of relationships between student characteristics, categorized as demographic differences,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education, College Students, College Faculty