Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 39, No. 7, August

Anger as a Mediator of the Effects of Anxiety on Aggressiveness in Teacher Trainees
Aggressiveness, involving hazardous behaviors intended to hurt, bully, or harm others, has been found to be increasing in frequency among students at schools, employees in business organizations, and generally among young people (Baron & Richardson,...
Effects of Peer Relationships and Gender on Turkish Children's Language Skills
Preschool is an important period during which a child's social environment widens, more skills are acquired, and permanent improvements are achieved in all areas of development. Skills and behaviors acquired in the early years of life also have short...
Factors Affecting High School Teachers' Knowledge-Sharing Behaviors
The era of global competition trends and knowledge economy has led to both local and international enterprises beginning to establish knowledge management in light of significant industrial competition. These enterprises have also aggressively explored...
Family Interaction Relationship Types and Differences in Parent-Child Interactions
In any society, an individual forms many relationships with their surrounding environment, but the earliest, longest, and most important one is the family relationship. Recently, in family interactions research, the influence of the content of one's...
Goal Orientation and Self-Efficacy as Predictors of Male Adolescent Soccer Players' Motivation to Participate
Numerous explanations are given for the factors affecting individuals' decisions to participate in and to continue to participate in sports activities (Biddle, Soos, & Chatzisarantis, 1999; Ryckman & Hamel, 1993). Descriptive approaches related...
Leaders' and Followers' Social Rank Styles Interact to Predict Group Performance
Evolutionary psychologists posit that various systems evolved to regulate social behavior in ways that would facilitate survival and reproduction (Cosmides & Tooby, 1992). Bugental (2000) suggested five social domains in which successful navigation...
Perceptions of the Impact of Chief Executive Leadership Style on Organizational Performance through Successful Enterprise Resource Planning
Leadership has been consistently acknowledged as a prominent contributor to project success. Cleland (1995) examined the role of leadership in project management on manufacturing organizations. Smith (1999) found that incorporating leadership strategies...
Perceptual Fluency and Preference Reversal
Risk preference describes the situation of whether one person is attracted or repelled by a risk (Weber & Milliman, 1997). It can be operationally defined as what one person chooses to do in the face of a risky option and a safer alternative (Hsee...
Sexual Self-Labels and Personality Differences among Chinese Lesbians
Among gay and bisexual men, and men who have sex with men (MSM), distinctions are commonly made regarding preferences for insertive or receptive intercourse (Sanderson, 1994; Wegesin & Meyer-Bahlburg, 2000). Three major self-labels are typically...
The Determinants of Income for the Elderly in Taiwan
The elderly population in Taiwan is increasing in number extremely fast. The following statistics are estimates of how long it will take for each country's elderly population ratio to grow from 7% to 14%: France, 125 years; USA, 65 years; and the United...
What Influences Internet-Based Learning?
Because it is asynchronous, self-paced, and not confined to a physical classroom situation (Angiello, 2010; Kilkelly, 2010), Internet-based learning has changed the way that students learn. The main purpose in this study was to understand the basis...
Young Students' Success and Failure Attributions in Language Learning
The mutual effects of success and motivation in education have long been of interest to educational and social psychologists and have spawned many theoretical frameworks (Schunk, 1991; Tremblay & Gardner, 1995; Weiner, 1990). Among these, causal...