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Paradoxical Personality and Academic Achievement in College Students From Buenos Aires

Paradoxical Personality and Academic Achievement in College Students From Buenos Aires

“Significant differences were verified for Humility-Pride, favouring the Engineering and Computer Science group compared to the Nutrition one. Individuals showing this pair use to be ambitious and aggressive being, in addition, capable to subordinate their own interests to the group.” (p.608) “Regarding the Humility-Pride pair, Psychology students seem to be ambitious and individualist, being in the disposition to subordinate their personal interests to benefit the group at the same time.” (p.609) “As for results obtained by the analyses of differences by major, History of Art students distinguished significantly in the Suffering-Pleasure dimension, overcoming Engineering and Psychology, and surpassing even more Computer Science students.” (p.607)

Hoffmann, A. F., & Liporace, M. M. (2015). Paradoxical Personality and Academic Achievement in College Students From Buenos Aires. Europe’s Journal of Psychology, 11(4), 597-618. doi:10.5964/ejop.v11i4.898

Resource Theme(s): Personality differences across majors, Understanding working relations through collaborative work

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