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Academic procrastination, locus of control and empowerment: an exploratory study
Author/s: Cristina Scrima 
Year:  2018 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  16 Pg. 137-152 FullText PDF:  217 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSC2018-002013
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The aim of this study is to verify if the students of Palermo University procrastinate and to examine the role of locus of control and empowerment in predicting academic procrastination. This exploratory study has hypothesized the statistical association between procrastination and two psychological constructs: locus of control and empowerment. Results show a moderate negative correlations between procrastination and empowerment (r = ‒ .30, p<.01), while a low correlation between locus of control and procrastination (r = .16, p<.05).
Keywords: Academic procrastination, locus of control, empowerment

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Cristina Scrima, Academic procrastination, locus of control and empowerment: an exploratory study in "PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’" 2/2018, pp. 137-152, DOI:10.3280/PSC2018-002013


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