Hope uniquely predicts objective academic achievement above intelligence,personality, and previous academic achievement

DAY, Liza, HANSON, Katie, MALTBY, John, PROCTOR, Carmel and WOOD, Alex (2010). Hope uniquely predicts objective academic achievement above intelligence,personality, and previous academic achievement. Journal of Research in Personality, 44 (4), 550-553.

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    Abstract

    A 3-year longitudinal study explored whether the two-dimensional model of trait hope predicted degree scores after considering intelligence, personality, and previous academic achievement. A sample of 129 respondents (52 males, 77 females) completed measures of trait hope, general intelligence, the five factor model of personality, divergent thinking, as well as objective measures of their academic performance before university (‘A’ level grades) and final degree scores. The findings suggest that hope uniquely predicts objective academic achievement above intelligence, personality, and previous academic achievement. The findings are discussed within the context of how it may be fruitful for researchers to explore how hope is related to everyday academic practice.

    Item Type: Article
    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Psychology Research Group
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2010.05.009
    Page Range: 550-553
    Depositing User: Liza Day
    Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2012 15:48
    Last Modified: 20 Sep 2012 15:48
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/6049

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