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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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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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Isik, Utku; Cengiz, Recep – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between the humor styles and personality of the students of Physical Education and Sports College. The sample of the study consists of 732 students who have been established by random method and study in four different physical education and sports colleges of Turkey in 2014-2015 the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Humor, Personality Traits, Physical Education
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Cross, Tracy L.; Cross, Jennifer Riedl; Mammadov, Sakhavat; Ward, Thomas J.; Neumeister, Kristie Speirs; Andersen, Lori – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
Greater knowledge of the psychology of honors college students will help to inform program administrators, counselors, residence life assistants, and faculty about how they may provide support to those with the greatest need. Via an online survey, personality, perfectionism, and suicidal ideation data were collected from honors college students (N…
Descriptors: Psychological Characteristics, Psychological Patterns, Honors Curriculum, College Students
Turan, Mehmet Behzat; Karaoglu, Baris; Koç, Kenan – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship between university students' personal characteristics and success tendencies. For this purpose, study sample was composed of 494 students who were randomly selected from Erciyes University, Dumlupinar University and Selçuk University, schools of physical education and sports. In this study,…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Characteristics, Individual Characteristics, Success
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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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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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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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Top, Elif; Akil, Mustafa – World Journal of Education, 2018
The present study investigated the correlation between the personality traits of the university students who were engaged in sports and the ones who were not engaged in sports, and their domains of creativity. A total number of 593 students studying in the faculty of sports sciences and in other departments were included the study. As the data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Athletics, Personality Traits
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Siddiquei, Nabia Luqman; Khalid, Ruhi – Open Praxis, 2018
The rapid growth of e-learning has greatly influenced the educational system across the globe. Personality traits and learning styles are both likely to play considerable roles in influencing academic achievement of e-learners. Based on this foundation, a study was designed that attempts to establish the missing links between personality traits,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Cognitive Style, Personality Traits, Electronic Learning
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Lindsay, William R.; Steptoe, Lesley; McVicker, Ronnie; Haut, Fabian; Robertson, Colette – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
In "DSM-5" there has been a move to dimensional personality disorder (PD) diagnosis, incorporating personality theory in the form of the five-factor model (FFM). It proposes an alternative assessment system based on diagnostic indicators and the FFM, while retaining "DSM-IV" categorical criteria. Four individuals with…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Personality Problems, Mental Disorders, Intellectual Disability
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Koruklu, Nermin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
The purpose of the present study was to examine direct and indirect relationships among personality, selfesteem and social problem-solving, as well as the mediating role of self-esteem in the link between personality and social problem-solving among Turkish youth. The study utilized a cross-sectional design comprising several self-reports. Data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality, Self Esteem, Problem Solving
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Buttner, Svenja; Pijl, Sip Jan; Bijstra, Jan; van den Bosch, Els – Australian Educational Researcher, 2015
Teaching students with behavioural problems is a challenge for many teachers but other teachers are able to bring out the best in these students. Much research has been done to find out what differentiates expert teachers from their less skilled colleagues. Recent evidence points to personality as an underlying core factor influencing teacher…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Teacher Characteristics, Experienced Teachers, Expertise
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Warlick, Craig A.; Ingram, Paul B.; Multon, Karen D.; Vuyk, M. Alexandra – Journal of Career Development, 2017
Religion is a shaping force in the world today, increasingly expressed and integral to the flow and function of the workplace. The relationship between religious identity and work function is clearly present. However, no lines of research have explored how religion explains the variations in vocational interest, despite speculation that it does…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Vocational Interests, World Views, Beliefs
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Al Qaisy, Lama M.; Thawabieh, Ahmad M. – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2017
This study aimed to investigate the type of personalities that students had and the relationship between personality type with future anxiety and students' achievement. The sample of the study consisted of 304 students from Tafila Technical University and Al-Hussien Bin Talal University. The researchers used the big five scale which was developed…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Anxiety, Gender Differences, Statistical Analysis
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