Academic procrastination, locus of control and empowerment: an exploratory study

Author/s Cristina Scrima
Publishing Year 2018 Issue 2018/2
Language Italian Pages 16 P. 137-152 File size 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, Relazione tra procrastinazione accademica e due costrutti psicologici: locus of control ed empowerment in "PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’" 2/2018, pp 137-152, DOI: 10.3280/PSC2018-002013