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Mund, Marcus; Neyer, Franz J. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Individuals feel lonely when they perceive a discrepancy between their desired and their actually experienced quantity and quality of social relationships. Prior research has demonstrated the importance of loneliness for various health-related aspects. In the present article, we extend the existing literature on loneliness by investigating its…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Personality Traits, Predictor Variables, Foreign Countries
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Thomas, Christopher L.; Cassady, Jerrell C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Cognitive test anxiety is a considerable barrier to academic success. The control value theory of achievement emotions suggests emotions within academic situations--including test-anxious responses--follow from control and value appraisals. Furthermore, the control value theory suggests a multitude of individual-level factors that influence…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Test Anxiety, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires
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Mammadov, Sakhavat; Cross, Tracy L.; Cross, Jennifer Riedl – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
Temperament and personality traits constitute inherent and learned personal characteristics that are crucial for creative behaviors among high ability students. This study investigated the relationships of temperament dimensions and the Big Five personality traits to creativity among 406 honors college students. First, the associations of…
Descriptors: Personality, Personality Traits, Predictor Variables, Creativity
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Sivrikaya, Kenan – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
This study was planned to determine the effect of a series of 8-week recreational activities on the personal, social and general adjustment levels and academic success of high school students (between 14-16 years). The data was collected from a total of 36 students, made up two groups each containing 18 members. They were all recruited voluntarily…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, High School Students, Student Adjustment, Academic Achievement
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Yuniasari, Ayu; Zainuddin – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the probable effects of cognitive in linguistics properties of descriptive writing. The cognitive was studied on reflectivity and impulsivity in which students were categorized in to two groups. The linguistics properties of the learners' descriptive writings were examined through syntactic complexity…
Descriptors: College Students, Syntax, Writing (Composition), Descriptive Writing
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Cummings, Daniel J.; Sheeran, Nicola – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2019
Previous research investigating the relationship between peer-assisted study sessions (also called supplemental instruction or peer-assisted learning) and academic performance has a number of concerns. These include the lack of inclusion of important variables such as academic motivation and personality. This study (N = 233) investigated how…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Peer Teaching, Study, Supplementary Education
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Ye, Lin; Zhu, Gu; Martin, Nick; Liu, Yangyang – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
The aim of the present study was to examine the cross-cultural differences in the relationship between personality traits and neurasthenia across early adolescence. The participants were from Australia and China. Adolescents' personality was measured by the Junior Eysenck Personality Questionnaire, and neurasthenia was measured by the Somatic and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Adolescents, Cultural Differences, Personality Traits
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Veysel, Temel; Kazim, Nas – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
The study was done in order to determine the effect of personality characteristics of students female athletes who participated in Hockey Super League competitions organized in Konya Province between the 15th and the 28th of April, 2018 upon their positive perception level. The study was consisted of 116 students female athletes who participated…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Student Characteristics, Student Attitudes, Team Sports
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Fortis, Elena – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2019
Introduction: The research study deals with the personality of managers in regard to their professional career. The main objective of the study was to find the relationship between the personality dimensions according to the Big Five personality traits model and Holland's typology of the six personality types and work environment types. Methods:…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Personality Traits, Foreign Countries, Work Environment
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Karakoyun, Ferit – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2019
Facilities provided by social network sites allow individuals to use social networks for various purposes such as communication, entertainment and information sharing. These purposes vary depending on the social networks individuals use and on their personality traits. The present study examined preservice teachers' social network use purposes…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Preservice Teachers, Personality Traits, Scores
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Lin, Yi-Ti – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2019
This research investigates the variables influencing willingness to communicate (WTC) in English as a foreign language (EFL) context in Taiwan. A hypothesized EFL WTC model with six layers focusing on factors related to individual differences was proposed and the EFL WTC model was reinterpreted as a serial mediation model. Ten latent variables,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Irwin, A.; Cederblad, A. M. H. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This paper investigated rudeness experienced by academic staff from students, co-workers and senior staff members. The focus of much of the rudeness literature in an educational setting has been on the student experience of rudeness, predominantly in the classroom. The aim of the current study was to focus on the experience of academic staff…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, College Students, Teacher Student Relationship