Education exposure and personality traits correlates
Keywords:Adolescence, Education Exposure, Personality traits, Religious Institutions.
AbstractThis study investigates the role of educational environment in the development of personality traits. For this purpose a sample of 327 students, aged 14 to 18 years were selected from four types of schools; Sanskrit Vidyalaya, Madarsa, Missionary Institutions and Orphanage homes in Uttarakhand and Uttarpradesh, India. Cattells 16 P.F. Test was used for determination of the personality traits. The analyses reveal that students of Madarsa are more conservative, bold and sober in comparison to the students of Sanskrit Vidyalaya, Missionary Institution and Orphanage homes. Students of Missionary Institution are least conservative and most shy in comparison to the students from other types of schools. Students of Orphanage homes are found to be most enthusiastic, amongst all types of schools. Students of Sanskrit Vidyalaya and Missionary Institution are more reserved than the students of Madarsa & Orphanage Homes. Personality factor, such as Trusting verses Suspicious have no significant correlation with the type of education exposure.
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