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Masten, William G. – 1983
It has been postulated that the result of the Mexican woman's inability to live up to the stiff requirements of her culture should show itself in depressive trends. These theories are often applied to the Mexican-American female as well. The aim of this study was to determine if acculturation is related to depression in Mexican-American females. A…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Images, Depression (Psychology)
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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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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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Knörzer, L.; Brünken, R.; Park, B. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2016
The Cognitive-Affective Theory of Learning with Media postulates that affective factors as well as individual learner characteristics impact multimedia learning. The present study investigated how experimentally induced positive and negative emotions influence multimedia learning and how learner characteristics moderated this impact. Results…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Multimedia Instruction, Student Characteristics, Learning Theories
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Bordovskaia, Nina V.; Anderson, Charles; Bochkina, Natalia; Petanova, Elena I. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This article presents a comparative study of the personal adaptive capabilities of Chinese students studying in Chinese, British and Russian universities. The study involved 224 Chinese first-year students who formed 3 groups: Group 1, 96 first-year students studying in China; Group 2, 100 Chinese first-year students studying in Russia; Group 3,…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Asians, Cross Cultural Studies, Personality Measures
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Onyekuru, Bruno U.; Ibegbunam, Josephat – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Quality personality traits and socio-demographic variables are essential elements of effective counselling. This correlational study investigated personality traits and socio-demographic variables as predictors of counselling effectiveness of counsellors in Enugu State. The instruments for data collection were Personality Traits Assessment Scale…
Descriptors: Counseling Effectiveness, Personality Traits, Correlation, Personality Measures
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Karwowski, Maciej; Lebuda, Izabela; Wisniewska, Ewa; Gralewski, Jacek – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2013
The aim of this study was to examine the relation of the Big Five personality factors to two self-concept variables of growing importance in creativity literature: creative self-efficacy (CSE) and creative personal identity (CPI). The analysis, conducted on a large (N = 2674, 49.6% women) and varied-in-age (15-59 years old) nationwide sample of…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Personality Traits, Neurosis, Predictor Variables
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White, Robert; Shin, Tae Seob – Multicultural Education Review, 2017
Character Education initiatives within schools have gained both proponents and opponents over recent years and continue to garner mixed reviews. Proponents argue that the need is urgent and the increasing level of school disruption, antisocial behavior and violence requires a focus on values/virtues/moral education and claim this is synonymous…
Descriptors: Values Education, Prosocial Behavior, Humanism, Humanistic Education
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Bozgeyikli, Hasan – Online Submission, 2017
The method of the research was defined as the descriptive survey model since it was aimed to test whether the personality traits of teachers are a significant predictor of their psychological capital levels in this study. 416 teachers (60.3% female, 39.7% male) who were teaching in the schools of Ministry of National Education in Istanbul and were…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Teacher Characteristics, Predictor Variables, Human Capital
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Allen, Tammy D.; Johnson, Ryan C.; Saboe, Kristin N.; Cho, Eunae; Dumani, Soner; Evans, Sarah – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2012
Meta-analysis was used to comprehensively summarize the relationship between dispositional variables and both directions of work-family conflict. The largest effects detected were those associated with negative affect, neuroticism, and self-efficacy; all were in expected directions. In general, negative trait-based variables (e.g., negative affect…
Descriptors: Marital Status, Self Efficacy, Conflict, Family Work Relationship
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Wilson, Claire; Woolfson, Lisa Marks; Durkin, Kevin; Elliott, Mark A. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Background: Inclusive education of children with intellectual disabilities (ID) is intended to maximize their educational experience within the mainstream school setting. While policy mandates inclusion, it is classroom teachers' behaviours that determine its success. Aims: This study provided a novel application of the theory of planned behaviour…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Cognition, Personality Traits, Inclusion
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Robins, Tamara G.; Roberts, Rachel M.; Sarris, Aspa – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Burnout is a significant problem in the workplace and recent research suggests burnout is also a growing concern for students. This study aimed to explore the transition from study to work, including exploring the impact of student burnout on work burnout. Australian health profession students (T1, n = 86; T2, n = 86; T3, n = 57) from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Burnout, Predictor Variables, College Graduates
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Hyland, Philip; Boduszek, Daniel; Dhingra, Katie; Shevlin, Mark; Maguire, Rebecca; Morley, Kevin – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
This study investigates the construct validity, composite reliability and concurrent validity of the "Inventory of attitudes towards seeking mental health services" (IASMHS). A large sample of Irish police officers (N = 331) participated in the study. Confirmatory factor analysis supported the three-factor structure of the scale, while…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Help Seeking, Mental Health, Health Services
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