Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 3, 2004

Comparison of Psychometric Measures of Fatigue
Many psychometric instruments have been developed to measure various components of fatigue. In this study the factor structure of the scales included in nine psychometric instruments developed to measure different components of fatigue were investigated....
Gender and Cultural Performance Differences on the Stroop Color and Word Test: A Comparative Study
This study primarily aimed at determining gender and cross-cultural performance differences among Kuwaiti and British male and female subjects on the Stroop Color and Word Test. A total of 210 university students, 140 Kuwaiti and 70 British, participated...
Internal Consistency of the Kuwait University Anxiety Scale in Ten Arab Countries
The Kuwait University Anxiety Scale (KUAS) was administered to a select sample of undergraduate students from ten Arab countries, namely, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Syria, UAE, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Jordan, and Iraq (n=296, 340, 300, 203, 280,...
Learning Intelligence - Children's Choices of the Best Pupils in the Mother Tongue and Mathematics
This study addressed children's perceptions and explanations of verbal and cognitive intelligence. A group of primary-school children (N=119) from the second, the fourth, and the sixth grades were asked to choose the best pupils of their respective classes...
Love Styles and Romantic Love Experiences in Japan
This research investigated the relationship between the six love styles based on Lee's theory (1973) and several romantic experiences, such as emotional experiences, self-perceptions, and partner's impressions. The subjects were 343 undergraduate students....
Risk Taking and Hiv/aids among Young People in Cameroon: Prediction of Vulnerability Using the Adolescent Risk-Taking Questionnaire
The aim of this study was to assess the reliability and validity of the Adolescent Risk-Taking Questionnaires (ARQ) (Gullone, Moore, Moss, & Boyd, 2000) with Cameroon adolescents, and to evaluate the measure as a screening device for those at risk...
Self-Efficacy, Self-Esteem and Their Impact on Academic Performance
This study investigated relationships between self-efficacy, self-esteem, previous performance accomplishments, and academic performance among a sample of 205 postgraduate students. Participants completed measures of past performance accomplishments,...
The Factor Structure of the Arabic Version of the Self-Administered Nicotine-Dependence Scale
An empirical survey was undertaken to investigate the factor structure of the Arabic version of the Self-Administered Nicotine-Dependence Scale (SANDS), on a sample of 338 Kuwait University undergraduate students (males 173 and females 165). Two factors...
The Probability of Intervention: Gender X "Isms" Effects
The purpose of this study was to assess the probability that European American men and women would intervene when they observed prejudicial expressions and/or discriminatory acts based on race, sex, sexual orientation and/or religion. The participants...
The Relationship between Anxiety and Cognitive Style Measured on the Stroop Test
This study examines the relationship between anxiety and cognitive style, as measured on the Stroop Color-Word Test. A sample of 253 respondents, selected on the basis of their anxiety scores, were administered the Stroop Test and Kuwait University Anxiety...