Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 6, 1999

A Facet and Factor Analysis of Typical Intellectual Engagement (Tie): Associations with Locus of Control and the Five Factor Model of Personality
This paper explores the validity of the Typical Intellectual Engagement 9113) construct in relation to the five factor model (FFM) of personality and locus of control (LOC). Validity was initially explored in terms of the general TIE construct and its...
A Fresh and Calculated Look at U.S. Teenagers: Examining the Present to Predict the Future
This paper takes a fresh look at the teenage population in the U.S. In addition to reviewing a series of recent empirical studies on teenagers, the paper presents a straightforward model whereby research findings pertaining to teenagers might be conceptualized...
An Attributional Analysis of Jurors' Judgements in a Criminal Case: A Preliminary Investigation
A study was conducted to determine the extent to which attributional complexity influences juror decision-making. Using Fletcher's (1986) attributional complexity scale, mock jurors (N=186). who were shown a videotape of a simulated armed robbery, then...
Models of Concentration in Natural Environments: A Comparative Approach Based on Streams of Experiential Data
This paper investigates a prediction from flow theory according to which subjective feelings of concentration depend on the balance between perceived challenges posed by a task and one's perceived skills in mastering the task. The goal is to compare...
Parental Evaluations and Their Agreement: Relationship with Children's Self-Concepts
The relationships between parents' evaluations of their children, and agreement between parental evaluations and children's self-evaluations in four self-concept domains (academic, physical, social and general) were examined in the present study. A sample...
Personality of University Teachers According to the Defense Mechanism Technique Modified (DMTm) as Related to Their Assessment of Their University as an Organizational Setting
The present study considers possible relations between personality and organizational-assessment variables. Subjects in a stratified sample of 114 university teachers, 36 women and 78 men, were examined using the Defense Mechanism Technique mod(fied...
Sport Fan Aggression and Anonymity: The Importance of Team Identification
The current study tested the hypothesis that there would be a positive relationship between sport team identification and willingness to injure anonymously an opposing player or coach. To test this hypothesis, 88 college students were asked to indicate...