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Francis, Leslie J.; Village, Andrew – Irish Educational Studies, 2015
Northern Ireland has been and remains a religiously divided community. This study sets out to examine outgroup prejudice among a sample of 1799 13-15-year-old students attending Catholic or Protestant schools and employs both bivariate analyses and hierarchical modelling to chart the associations between outgroup prejudice and personal factors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Catholic Schools, Protestants
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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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Smidt, Wilfried – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2015
Academic success in early childhood teacher education is important because it provides a foundation for occupational development in terms of professional competence, the quality of educational practices, as well as career success. Consequently, identifying factors that can explain differences in academic success is an important research task.…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement, Success
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Smidt, Wilfried; Roux, Susanna – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
Against the background of theories and research, it is crucial to gather in-depth information about the Big Five personality traits of pedagogues as well as prospective pedagogues. Such information can be attained by comparing them with a cross section of the population. However, there is a research gap concerning the Big Five of early childhood…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality Traits, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
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Isik, Serife; Üzbe, Nazife – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study examines the impact of positive and negative affects and personality traits on meaning in life in an adult population. The sample consisted of 335 subjects: 190 females and 145 males, and a Meaning in Life Questionnaire (MLQ), positive and negative schedule (PANAS), and adjective-based personality scale (ABPT) were used in the research.…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Questionnaires, Correlation, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Jones, Martin H.; McMichael, Stephanie N. – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
Previous work examines the relationships between personality traits and intrinsic/extrinsic motivation. We replicate and extend previous work to examine how personality may relate to achievement goals, efficacious beliefs, and mindset about intelligence. Approximately 200 undergraduates responded to the survey with a 150 participants replicating…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Personality Traits, Learning Motivation, Replication (Evaluation)
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Bakhtavar, Mohammad; Bayova, Rana – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The present study aims to investigate the effects of intra-family parameters; educative styles and academic knowledge of parents and their economic condition on teenagers' personality and behavior. The present study is a descriptive survey. The statistical sample of the study included 166 teenage students from Baku, Azerbaijan and 332 of their…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Personality Traits, Parents, Behavior
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Andreassi, Jeanine K. – Journal of Family Issues, 2011
Employees (N = 291) of various industries and companies were surveyed to study how individual factors (coping and personality) affect work-family conflict: strain-based work-to-family conflict (S-WFC), time-based work-to-family conflict (T-WFC), strain-based family-to-work conflict (S-FWC), and time-based family-to-work conflict (T-FWC). As…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Conflict, Personality, Coping
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Bleek, Benjamin; Montag, Christian; Faber, Jennifer; Reuter, Martin – Journal of Communication Disorders, 2011
A recent study by Iverach et al. ("Journal of Communication Disorders," 2010) compared persons who stutter with two normative samples in the context of the five-factor model of personality measured by the NEO Five-Factor Inventory (NEO-FFI). Persons who stutter were characterized by higher "Neuroticism," lower…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Personality Traits, Stuttering, Communication Disorders
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Cundiff, Jenny M.; Smith, Timothy W.; Frandsen, Clay A. – Psychological Assessment, 2012
The personality traits of neuroticism and agreeableness are consistently related to marital quality, influencing the individual's own (i.e., actor effect) and the spouse's marital quality (i.e., partner effect). However, this research has almost exclusively relied on self-reports of personality, despite the fact that spouse ratings have been found…
Descriptors: Validity, Personality Traits, Behavior Problems, Depression (Psychology)
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Jones, Alex L.; Kramer, Robin S. S.; Ward, Robert – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2012
To what extent does information in a person's face predict their likely behavior? There is increasing evidence for association between relatively neutral, static facial appearance and personality traits. By using composite images rendered from three dimensional (3D) scans of women scoring high and low on health and personality dimensions, we aimed…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Individual Differences, Prediction, Correlation
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Vreeke, Leonie J.; Muris, Peter – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2012
This study examined the relations between behavioral inhibition, Big Five personality traits, and anxiety disorder symptoms in non-clinical children (n = 147) and clinically anxious children (n = 45) aged 6-13 years. Parents completed the Behavioral Inhibition Questionnaire-Short Form, the Big Five Questionnaire for Children, and the Screen for…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Measures (Individuals), Anxiety Disorders, Anxiety
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Albuquerque, Isabel; de Lima, Margarida Pedroso; Matos, Marcela; Figueiredo, Claudia – Social Indicators Research, 2012
The relation between personality and subjective well-being (SWB) remains involved in a considerable ambiguity and the numerous studies conducted have neglected an approach at a more detailed level of analysis. This study explores the idea that neuroticism, extraversion and conscientiousness facets predict differentially each SWB component. A…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Well Being, Personality Traits, Correlation
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Vanhalst, Janne; Klimstra, Theo A.; Luyckx, Koen; Scholte, Ron H. J.; Engels, Rutger C. M. E.; Goossens, Luc – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2012
Based on current theories of depression, reciprocal links between loneliness and depressive symptoms are expected to occur. However, longitudinal studies on adolescent samples are scarce and have yielded conflicting results. The present five-wave longitudinal study from mid- to late adolescence (N = 428, M age at T1 = 15.22 years; 47% female)…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Late Adolescents, Personality, Path Analysis
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Zhang, Li-Fang – Educational Psychology, 2012
The primary objective of this study was to examine the predictive power of personality traits for occupational stress among Chinese university academics. Two hundred and forty-six participants responded to the NEO Five-Factor Inventory and the Occupational Stress Inventory-Revised. Results indicated that the strongest predictor for occupational…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Personality Traits, Personality, Coping
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