International Journal of Home Science
2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 2, PART J
Superstitious beliefs among school teachers
Author(s): Tanu Shri Vijay, Dr. Parul Tripathi and Manish Kumar Vijay
Superstitious beliefs influence a wide range of decisions and activities in our everyday life. Superstition has received little attention in the behavior literature, which was surprising since superstitious behavior found in numerous related domains, such as sports, gambling, travelling etc. Around the world and in popular cultures, ideas and beliefs that terms of modern thought, are classified in superstitious beliefs class which influenced by different social and psychological factors. Nevertheless, many people rely on superstitious thought and practices in their daily routine in order to gain good luck. In the present study 100 teachers (50 males and 50 females) were selected to find out existence of superstitious belief and to assess different aspects of superstitious beliefs among male and female teachers. Checklist related to superstitious beliefs used for data collection which had four areas like- Animal related, good luck and bad luck related and other common beliefs, it contain 39 questions. After statistical analysis data revealed that the male teachers were more superstitious as compare to female teachers.
How to cite this article:
Tanu Shri Vijay, Dr. Parul Tripathi, Manish Kumar Vijay. Superstitious beliefs among school teachers. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(2):613-615.