International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Psychology | India | Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021

Relationship between Personality Traits and Academic Procrastination

Dr. Priyanka Pathak

Abstract: Every single human being either working or non working must total various errands amid a day for a successful execution, but for certain reasons completion of these required errands is regularly deferred. This common inclination of postponing or delaying various assignments is referred as procrastination. Procrastination is respected as a behavioral problem that can be harmful for procrastinator?s mental, physical, and financial well - being, as well as to other people that count on him or her. Procrastination rules all areas of behaviour action but the foremost common frame is academic procrastination which happens in the academic settings. Academic procrastination is an irrational tendency to delay at the starting or completion of an academic task. Personality refers to as the set of psychological traits and component inside the person that are organized and generally persevering which impact his/her interaction with and adoptions to the interpsychic physical and social environment. Academic procrastination and personality traits are regarded as vital factors influencing academic success and attitudes in education process. Most research on procrastination and personality has been great extent conducted on students. Studies depict that procrastination has an influence on the personality factors of the individual as well as his/her academic accomplishment and psychological well - being. The present study examines the association between academic procrastination and personality of an individual. The association between personality and the academic procrastination are important issues for academic settings. In spite of the fact that personality is being considered as an important factor influencing academic procrastination in the previous studies. Further research is required with bigger students? populations in different education levels or grades.

Keywords: procrastination, academic procrastination, personality traits

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021,

Pages: 851 - 855

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