Teacher’s Personality: Reflected by Responding to the Environmental Stimuli Instead of Reacting


In psychological terms personality is defined as the particular combination of emotional, attitudinal, and behavioral response patterns of an individual. It is believed philosophically that the personality of an individual is determined by following factors namely: 1) freedom vs determinism, 2) heredity vs environment, 3) uniqueness vs universality, 4) activeness vs reactiveness, 5) optimism vs pessimism. The paper work focuses on finding how teacher’s personality is reflected by being intuitive that is responding to the external stimuli rather than reacting to it. A survey was conducted on a group of 100 B. Ed students in the age group of 23 to 40 years consisting of 60 females and 40 males. The personality determinant questionnaire prepared by H. J. Eysenck consists of 86 questions with the possibility of choosing only one answer to each of the questions. The result of the study indicated that 70% of the total population showed extraversion and impulsive personality trait.

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Navaneedhan, C. (2014) Teacher’s Personality: Reflected by Responding to the Environmental Stimuli Instead of Reacting. Open Access Library Journal, 1, 1-5. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1101019.

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