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extroversion

, extraversion
1. Psychol the directing of one's interest outwards, esp towards social contacts
2. Pathol a turning inside out of an organ or part

extroversion

[¦ek·strə¦vər·zhən]
(biology)
A turning outward.
(psychology)
The turning to things and persons outside oneself rather than to one's own thoughts and feelings.
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Schniederjan et al (2005) found extraversion to predict academic success.
Extraversion factors had lower reliability coefficients but were still within acceptable ranges, from [alpha]=.
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Results of the study revealed a positive correlation between extraversion and oral English fluency as measured by a pictorial stimulus test.
H1: Dispositional factors of general stress, academic motivation, self-efficacy, openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, neuroticism and social support will influence self-esteem
It was found that the internal consistency coefficients which were calculated for the reliability of the scale ranged between, 73 and,89 and the highest internal consistency coefficient belonged to extraversion (89) and the lowest internal consistency coefficient belonged to emotional imbalance (73).
This combination matched with Sensing and either Introversion or Extraversion form the personality types of 1ST.
c) Do personality factors such as agreeableness, extraversion, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience predict degree of burnout among counselors?
Hypothesis 2(a): There will be a negative relationship between extraversion and role overload.
The personality literature shows a consistent and robust relationship between neuroticism and negative affect and extraversion and positive affect (Costa & McCrae, 1980; Meyer & Shack, 1989; Suh, Diener, & Fujita, 1996; Watson & Clark, 1992), and since Bandura's recent work suggests that self-efficacy can be enhanced by positive affect and reduced by negative affect (Bandura, 2008), neuroticism and extraversion might be important explanatory variables in a model of pre-service teacher self-efficacy.
A between subjects ANOVA revealed significant differences between Hispanic/Latino and Native American students in Extraversion (F=14.
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