The factors of personality traits among students of arts, commerce and science of studentsJournal: The International Journal of Indian Psychology (Vol.1, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2014-08-04
Authors : Ankit Patel;
Page : 16-32
Keywords : Psychology;
Today many interesting researches are being conducted in the field of psychology. This Research on home environment, anxiety, mental health, emotional maturity etc finds the place in many leading journals of psychology. Topic of personality traits has drawn attention of many researchers in psychology. Research in personality traits has received a great deal of attention in the last few decades. Comparative study on personality traits of different social groups is worth exploring. Therefore a researcher has selected an interesting topic of comparing the personality traits of Arts, Commerce and Science students. It is also worthwhile to compare the personality traits of males and females. Different inventories of evaluating personality are available. From the available test of personality, the researcher has selected 16 PF of cattle to collect relevant data. Personality is defined as characteristics and distinctive ways of behaving according to C.T. Morgan. The individual behaves in the environment according to his personality traits. The oldest approach to the problem of identifying characteristic and distinctive ways of behaving is to establish a limited number of traits that can be measured with standardised personality tests. 16 PF is one such standard personality inventory. A scientific way of selecting and measuring a limited number of traits is the technique of factor analysis. Different researchers have identified several factors of personality and constructed standard personality inventories. One such popular personality test is 16 PF of cattle. The trait name represents the 16 personality factor obtained by factor analysis of large number of rating of different groups. In the present research, researcher has used standardised Gujarati version of original 16 PF of cattle.
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