Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 39, No. 7, 2011

Anger as a Mediator of the Effects of Anxiety on Aggressiveness in Teacher Trainees
In this study the aim was to assess the effects of anxiety on aggressiveness as mediated by anger in teacher trainees. The study group was composed of senior-year students attending Firat University in Turkey during the fall semester of the 2009-2010...
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Effects of Peer Relationships and Gender on Turkish Children's Language Skills
The relationships among language skills, peer relationships, and gender were investigated with 236 Turkish children aged between S and 6 years. I found that aggression was not a significant predictor of language skills when controlling for gender. Prosocial...
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Factors Affecting High School Teachers' Knowledge-Sharing Behaviors
In this research the knowledge-sharing behaviors of high school teachers were explored. Using planned behavior theory based on a scientific literature review, several exogenous variables were identified, such as organizational climate and resource fit....
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Family Interaction Relationship Types and Differences in Parent-Child Interactions
The structure of family interaction relationship types and the differences of parent-child interactions based on parent-child samples in Taiwan were examined in this study. Eight interaction relationship types were examined; empathy, constraint, compromise,...
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Goal Orientation and Self-Efficacy as Predictors of Male Adolescent Soccer Players' Motivation to Participate
The purpose in this investigation was to determine whether OT not goal orientation and self-efficacy level could predict the motivation to participate in adolescent male soccer players. Participants were 159 male soccer players aged 13 and 14 (M = 13.43,...
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Leaders' and Followers' Social Rank Styles Interact to Predict Group Performance
In the current study we extended the research of Zuroff, Founder, Fatali, and Leybman (2010) who found that individuals differ in their use of dominant leadership (DL), coalition building (CB), and ruthless self-advancement (RSA) when trying to secure...
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Perceptions of the Impact of Chief Executive Leadership Style on Organizational Performance through Successful Enterprise Resource Planning
Leadership has been recognized as a major factor in project success and this has been empirically validated throughout many fields. However, chief executive officer leadership style has seldom been discussed in depth in the context of enterprise resource...
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Perceptual Fluency and Preference Reversal
We examined how perceptual fluency affects risk preference judgments and explored 1 important boundary condition for its effect. All participants were presented with a lottery scenario that required them to choose between a lottery ticket and a coupon...
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Sexual Self-Labels and Personality Differences among Chinese Lesbians
Distinctions are commonly made regarding preferences for active or receptive sexual roles within the Chinese lesbian community. Three sexual self-labels are typically specified among Chinese lesbians: "T", meaning a lesbian who prefers the active role,...
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The Determinants of Income for the Elderly in Taiwan
Based on the data from Taiwan's Elderly Health and Living Status Survey (Bureau of Health Promotion, 2003), in this paper an analysis was carried out of the sources and levels of income of Taiwan elderly and their correlation with sex, age, education,...
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What Influences Internet-Based Learning?
The aim in this study was to determine whether Internet-based learning is affected by perceived playfulness, satisfaction, and the performance expectancy effect. The performance expectancy of students based on experience may also be generated directly...
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Young Students' Success and Failure Attributions in Language Learning
The factors that affect young students' successes and failures in learning a foreign language with specific focus on the role of perceived causal attributions were examined. The content of self-assessment papers of 52 young learners studying English...
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