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2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 2, PART F

Education: A prediction of personality

Author(s): Dr. Nishma Singh and Km Priyanka Kumari
Personality is defined as an integration of the characterizer’s of a person's interests, attitudes behavior, capacities and abilities. It plays an important role in successful adjustment to modern life. Parents and teacher put great emphasis on developing personality traits in children which would help them in making satisfactory adjustment. Which characteristics are given importance depends upon the culture in social aspects i.e. their likings in priorities. Somehow the various demographic variable seen to affect the personality traits. Is it possible that t individuals with similar educational level have similar personality types Hence, the main aim of the research was be find out whether individual with similar educational level hello similar personality types or not.
A sample of 160 person were taking for the sample of study in which 142 person belong to educated group and18 person belong to uneducated group. The educated group consists of 74 males and 68 females and uneducated group consists of males and females.
Myers Briggs indicator was used to assess the personality characteristics. The tool indicates 16 personality types on the basis of the following criteria i.e. Extraverted, Sensing, Thinking, Perceiving, Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling and Judging.
The result show that the personality type i.e. ESTJ was found to be common in both Educated and Uneducated category. There were no gender wise difference in personality types that is the most prevalent personality in both males and females was found to be ESTJ i.e. Extraverted, Sensing, Thinking Judging and ISTJ i.e. Introverted, Sensing, Thinking Judging.
Pages: 352-355  |  105 Views  36 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Nishma Singh, Km Priyanka Kumari. Education: A prediction of personality. Int J Home Sci 2019;5(2):352-355.

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