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Watters, Jessica E.; Malouff, John M. – Clinical Psychologist, 2012
Background: Prior research has found evidence of a general negative personality stereotype for individuals who have anorexia nervosa (AN). Methods: This study examined the expected personality characteristics of individuals with AN using the Five-Factor Model of personality to allow identification of specific personality traits that are part of…
Descriptors: Evidence, Personality Traits, Eating Disorders, Personality
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Strickland, Susan M. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2008
Few studies have investigated the characteristics of female sex offenders and factors and/or causes of female deviance. Research to date has been descriptive in nature, with few comparison studies. Using a correlational design and three valid instruments, female sexual offenders and a matched group of female nonsexual offenders are compared in the…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Sexual Abuse, Children, Interpersonal Competence
Karibeeran, Sathyamurthi; Mohanty, Shefali – Online Submission, 2019
Adolescence is a period of heightened emotionality. If the adolescents cannot perceive, understand, regulate and function with their emotions it will leave indelible marks on their behaviour and personality. During adolescence (age 12 to 18 yrs), the transition from childhood to adulthood is most important. Children are becoming more independent,…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Adolescents, Adolescent Development, Social Development
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Lidy, Kara M.; Kahn, Jeffrey H. – Journal of College Counseling, 2006
Personality was hypothesized to predict college adjustment because of the role of perceived social support. A sample of III freshmen completed measures of personality, perceived social support, and college adjustment twice in their 1st semester. Perceived social support mediated the relationships between 3 personality factors (Emotional Stability,…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, College Freshmen, Adjustment (to Environment), Predictor Variables
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Ruiz Ortiz, Rosa Maria; Barnes, Jacqueline – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study examined the relevance of infant temperament, parent personality and parenting stress for children's socio-emotional development, looking in addition for any differences between mothers and fathers. Participants, from a community sample, were 410 mothers and fathers reporting their personality (NEO Personality Inventory), child…
Descriptors: Personality, Infants, Parents, Child Rearing
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Dennis, Matt; Masthoff, Judith; Mellish, Chris – International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2016
As feedback is an important part of learning and motivation, we investigate how to adapt the feedback of a conversational agent to learner personality (as well as to learner performance, as we expect an interaction effect between personality and performance on feedback). We investigate two aspects of feedback. Firstly, we investigate whether the…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Personality Traits, Academic Achievement, Literary Styles
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Litchfield, Kaitlin; Javernick-Will, Amy – Journal of Engineering Education, 2015
Background: Socially engaged engineering activities such as community development have grown rapidly in popularity. The engineers who participate in these activities seem more diverse and more broadly interested than the larger population of engineers in the United States. Purpose/Hypothesis: This article compares the personal attributes,…
Descriptors: Technical Occupations, Personality Traits, Engineering Education, Student Motivation
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Cheng, Helen; Furnham, Adrian – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2012
This study explored a longitudinal data set of nearly 5000 adults examining the effects of childhood cognitive ability (measured at age 11), parental social class (measured at birth), and personality on current occupational prestige (all measured at age 50), taking account the effects of education and the previous occupational levels (both…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Educational Attainment, Personality Traits, Children
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Pai, Manacy; Ha, Jung-Hwa – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2012
The authors evaluated the extent to which the short-term effect of late life widowhood on parent-child relationships is moderated by 5 personality traits--Extraversion, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Emotional Stability, and Openness to Experience--and how these interactive effects differ by gender. Data were from the Changing Lives of Older…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Females, Personality, Widowed
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Sauer, Shannon E.; Baer, Ruth A. – Assessment, 2010
Linehan's biosocial theory suggests that borderline personality disorder (BPD) results from a transaction of two childhood precursors: emotional vulnerability and an invalidating environment. Until recently, few empirical studies have explored relationships between these theoretical precursors and symptoms of the disorder. Psychometrically sound…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Children, Young Adults, Personality
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Kong, Shelley Young – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2012
Increased awareness and improved tests have contributed to the identification of rising numbers of dyslexic students entering higher education in the United Kingdom. Nearly half of these students are not diagnosed until they start their HE courses. Studies of experiences of dyslexic students diagnosed as children exist; however, there is little…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Identification, Masters Degrees, Foreign Countries
Watabe, Akiko – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study examined the relationship between perfectionism, anxiety (i.e., emotional state anxiety, personality trait anxiety, inhibitory anxiety, prospective anxiety, sensitivity to reward, sensitivity to punishment), parenting styles (i.e., authoritative, authoritarian, permissive), GPA (measured by self-report responses), and SES (measured as…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Anxiety, Correlation, Inhibition
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Swider, Brian W.; Zimmerman, Ryan D. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2010
We quantitatively summarized the relationship between Five-Factor Model personality traits, job burnout dimensions (emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and personal accomplishment), and absenteeism, turnover, and job performance. All five of the Five-Factor Model personality traits had multiple true score correlations of 0.57 with emotional…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Fatigue (Biology), Teacher Burnout, Job Performance
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Fonseca, Christine – Parenting for High Potential, 2011
Raising gifted children is a challenge, a big challenge. Often a dichotomy of emotions, gifted children can shift from happy and engaging, to angry and explosive, to sullen and withdrawn--all in a matter of minutes. Their behavioral extremes can often cause frustration and confusion in the strongest of parents. But why are these seemingly adept…
Descriptors: Gifted, Coping, Emotional Development, Coaching (Performance)
Slatter, Christopher John – Online Submission, 2010
A group of high ability students (n = 32) described the qualities of their most effective teachers through a written essay. Analysis of the essays identified 30 different themes within four domains. These themes were used to construct a Likert scale survey and an ipsative comparison which were both administered to 42 teachers and 300 students at a…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Teacher Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students
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