An experimental study to determine the personality characteristics of forensic students

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dc.contributor.advisor Shepard, David W. en_US
dc.contributor.author Stamm, Paul D. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:31:34Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:31:34Z
dc.date.created 1975 en_US
dc.date.issued 1975
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 1975 .S836 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/181183
dc.description.abstract The thesis has explored the relationship between competition in forensics and personality trait levels. Forensics students' personalities were compared to the non-forensic population by event and number of years of competition. The Edwards Personal Preference Schedule and the Maudsley Personality inventory were used to measure student trait levels. Seventeen traits were tested: Extroversion, Neuroticism, Achievement, Deference; Order, Exhibition, Autonomy, Affiliation, Intraception, Succorance, Dominance, Abasement, Nurturance, Change, Endurance, Heterosexuality, and Aggression.In addition, the-thesis has discussed the ramifications of personality study on forensics students. Implications concerning the forensic coaches use of personality studies, has also beer discussed. It was found that forensic students' personalities differ significantly from the non-forensic population, and that there is significant difference in personality traits according to event specialized and length of experience.
dc.format.extent 1, 81 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Speech -- Study and teaching. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Personality assessment. en_US
dc.title An experimental study to determine the personality characteristics of forensic students en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/416399 en_US


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