International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychology | India | Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021


Paranormal Beliefs and Locus of Control among Young Adults

Syeda Rahamathunnisa | Dr. Molly Joy [3]


Abstract: The objective of the study was to find the relationship between paranormal beliefs and locus of control as to how an individual`s locus of control affects their paranormal beliefs. Revised paranormal belief scale(Tobacyk , 2004). And locus of control scale (Rotter, 1996) was used. The scales were administered on 110 young adults (50 males and 60 females). Pearson Correlation was done using SPSS to find the relationship. Ashypothesized, significant correlation showed relationship between: a) External locus of control and higher paranormal beliefs b) Internal locus of control and lower paranormal beliefs


Keywords: paranormal beliefs; external locus of control; internal locus of control: young adults


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021,


Pages: 880 - 883


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