International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychology | India | Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020

Socio-Demographic Variables and Temperament among High School Students

Dr. Nalini Totuka | Saba Khan [2]

Abstract: Temperament refers to the reaction of the person toward emotional situation. The temperament of the person can reveal about personality of the person because it is related to the consistency or mental imbalance and measured as one of the important factors of personality. Temperament contribute to the character of individual and the direction of increasing knowledge and intelligence. In the present study, temperament of high school students was studied. These dimensions are: sociability, ascendance, secretive, reflective, impulsive, placid, accepting, responsible, vigorous, cooperative, persistence, warmth, aggressive, tolerance and tough minded and total scores for temperament. The overall sample consisted of 80 students from schools of Jaipur city comprising of an equal number of boys (40) and girls (40). Dimensions of Temperament scale (DTS) prepared by Dr. N. K. Chadha. The data was analysed by using statistical techniques viz. Mean, S. D and t test. The results showed that girls were found to have better temperament in comparison to boys. The significant difference was found in the dimensions of temperament among the boys and girls.

Keywords: Temperament, Personality, Sociability, Cooperative, Warmth, Aggressive, Tolerance, Tough Minded

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020,

Pages: 335 - 338

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