Types of Morning-Evening Personality and its Relationship with Self-Vitality and Procrastination Behavior among University Students

1Dr. Yahya Mubark Suleiman Khatatbeh, Dr. El-Walid Bin Abdullah Fareh Miri

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Abstract:

<em>The present study has aimed at revealing the connection between the types of morning-evening personality and its relationship with the university students’ self-vitality and procrastination. It has also aimed at finding out the differences in the morning-evening personality, self-vitality and procrastination as per the demographic variables (gender, age, academic average, academic specialization and physical illnesses). The sample of the study consisted of a number of 691 students (males and females). For achieving the objectives of the study, the following tools have been used: scale of morning-evening personality developed by Biggs (2015), Ryan &amp; Fredrch’s self-vitality scale (1997) and Kiser’s procrastination scale (2020).</em> <em>            The result of the study indicated that the university students’ dominating personality type is represented by the moderate type between the morning personality and the evening one, the average procrastination level and the high level of self-vitality. It was also found that there are differences in the levels of self-vitality and procrastination for females in comparison with males, for sick individuals in comparison with those suffered from illness in the past, for those whose ages range from 19 to 22 in comparison with other age groups, the less self-vitality of those in humanities specializations in comparison with other specializations. Moreover, those in forensic specializations were much tendentious to procrastination than the students in other specializations. As per the academic average variable, the differences in self-vitality were in favor of those who got (Very Good). Such differences were in favor of those who got (Good) as per the procrastination variable. Besides, the differences were in favor of those who belong to the evening personality in comparison with other groups concerning the variables of self-vitality and procrastination. The results made it clear that the self-vitality has a statistical significant role in explicating the types of personality (13%), while procrastination recorded a difference of 12 percent.</em>

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The morning-evening personality, self-vitality, procrastination behavior, students of Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University.

Paper Details
Month3
Year2021
Volume25
IssueIssue 3
Pages234-260