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LeBoutillier, Nicholas; Barry, Richard – Creativity Research Journal, 2018
Research into psychological mindedness (PM) has focuses on its beneficial role in improving physical and mental well-being. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of two PM measures and personality in predicting creative cognition performance. Following the completion of a battery of questionnaires, 176 participants from the general…
Descriptors: Creativity, Schemata (Cognition), Task Analysis, Role
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Fietzer, Alexander W.; Black, Natasha; Ponterotto, Joseph G.; Magaldi, Danielle; Lipari, Kristen; Pratt, Andrea; Dillon, Gary L. – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2020
We report the development and validation of the Multicultural Personality Inventory -- Short Form (MPI-SF). Results supported the correlated seven-factor model with a sample of 333 college students. Scores from MPI-SF factors were internally consistent, temporally stable over a one- and two-month period, and predicted variance in college…
Descriptors: Validity, Personality Measures, Student Adjustment, Prediction
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Tadjuddin, Nilawati; Robingatin; Meriyati; Hadiati, Eti; El-Fiah, Rifda; Walid, Ahmad; Widayanti – European Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Each child has a different personality type of tendency. Personality type is closely related to emotional intelligence. Through this study, we report the analysis results of the effects of personality type tendencies and the application of learning strategies in controlling the emotional intelligence of elementary school students. This study uses…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Personality Traits, Extraversion Introversion, Elementary School Students
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Çeviker, Abdulkerim; Mumu, Hasan Erdem; Turkay, Hikmet; Kusan, Osman; Karakullukçu, Ömür F. – Research in Pedagogy, 2020
The present study aims to examine personalities of visually impaired elite athletes and reveal the effect of sports on personality. The study sample covers 168 visually impaired elite level athletes, 51 of whom were female and 117 of whom were male. The age range of these athletes was 15-25 years. All visually impaired athletes who participated in…
Descriptors: Personality, Visual Impairments, Athletes, Personality Studies
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Lee, Seon-Young; An, Donggun; Choe, Seung-Urn – High Ability Studies, 2020
This study examined if personality types of gifted students predicted their psychiatric symptoms and if the type of giftedness and gender moderated the relationship between the personality and psychiatric manifestations. "The Murphy-Meisgeir Type Indicator for Children" and "the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Predictor Variables, Gender Differences
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Diehl, David K. – SAGE Open, 2020
It is not well understood why, on diverse college campuses, some students are more likely than others to engage in interracial contact. While research has begun to examine the role of individual differences like personality traits, results have thus far been mixed. This article asks if this might be the result of confounding different forms of…
Descriptors: College Students, Personality Traits, Racial Relations, Friendship
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Lai, Song; Sun, Bo; Wu, Fati; Xiao, Rong – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2020
Adaptive e-learning can be used to personalize learning environment for students to meet their individual demands. Individual differences depend on the students' personality traits. Numerous studies have indicated that understanding the role of personality in the learning process can facilitate learning. Hence, personality identification in…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Electronic Learning, Individual Differences, Learning Processes
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Lazaridou, Angeliki – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: This article reports findings from an investigation of the personality traits and resilience of a sample of preschool principals in Greece. It parallels an earlier investigation of primary school principals and compares the findings. As before, the investigation was designed to search for relationships between respondents' personality…
Descriptors: Personality, Resilience (Psychology), Preschools, Principals
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Callaghan, Chris W.; Papageorgiou, Elmarie – Africa Education Review, 2020
This article reports on a study that tested theory predicting differences in personality endowments between first-year and second-year accounting students, as well as the potential influence of personality on academic performance in the context of a large South African university. Data from 1 380 first-year and second-year accounting students was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality Traits, Student Characteristics, Undergraduate Students
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Fuertes, Ana María de Caso; Blanco Fernández, Jana; García Mata, Ma de los Ángeles; Rebaque Gómez, Alfredo; Pascual, Rocío García – Education Sciences, 2020
The present study aims to understand the relationship between the big five factors of personality and academic motivation. In addition, the following variables are taken into consideration; sex, age and type of educational studies. A quantitative methodology is used, in base to a not experimental, correlational study. The sample is composed of 514…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Achievement Need, Academic Achievement, Student Motivation
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Tarabrina, Natalia; Grabovskaya, Elena; Tikhonov, Alexey; Kraev, Yury – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The objective of the article is the correspondence of individual and typological features of the student to the chosen direction, which promotes successful adaptation to study at the university and readiness for future professional activity. The aim is to reveal psychological features of personality of students: doctors, engineers, and jurists.…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Psychological Patterns, Individual Differences, Correlation
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Huang, Rui-Ting; Tang, Tzy-Wen; Lee, Yi Ping; Yang, Fang-Ying – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Increasing attention has been paid to mobile learning studies. However, there is still a dearth of studies investigating the moderating effect of proactive personality on mobile learning achievements. Accordingly, the primary purpose of this study is not only to investigate the key elements that could improve the effectiveness and efficiency of…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Role
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Leonard, Morgan V.; Plexico, Laura W.; Plumb, Allison M. – Journal of Career Development, 2019
The role of personality in specialty choices of speech-language pathology (SLP) students was examined. Specialty choices were obtained using a demographic questionnaire, and personality was measured with the Multidimensional Personality Questionnaire (MPQ) in an electronic survey. The personalities of SLP students were compared to students in nine…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Speech Language Pathology, Questionnaires, Personality Measures
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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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Lamm, Kevan W.; Sheikh, Emana; Edgar, Don – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
Although the importance of goal setting for students is well established in the literature and the utility of personality as reliable antecedents of different outcomes is similarly well established, there are a limited number of studies that analyze the relationship between these two sets of variables, particularly within learning environments.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Personality Traits, Goal Orientation, Predictor Variables
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