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Neuroticism and "special treatment" in university examination

Chamorro-Premuzic, Tomas and Furnham, Adrian. 2002. Neuroticism and "special treatment" in university examination. Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal, 30(8), pp. 807-811. ISSN 03012212 [Article]

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Two intakes of first year students (N = 54 and N = 60) were given the Eysenck Personality Questionnaire (Eysenck & Eysenck, 1985) soon after arriving at university. Three years later they wrote their final examinations consisting of seven three-hour papers. Results showed that students high on Neuroticism were more likely to write their examinations in the health center or to provide a doctor's note than were students low on Neuroticism. There was no difference in Extraversion, Psychoticism or Lie scale scores in their final grades.

Item Type:

Article

Identification Number (DOI):

https://doi.org/10.2224/sbp.2002.30.8.807

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Psychology

Dates:

DateEvent
2002Published

Item ID:

5012

Date Deposited:

01 Mar 2011 13:42

Last Modified:

06 Jun 2016 15:38

Peer Reviewed:

Yes, this version has been peer-reviewed.

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/5012

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