Educational psychology

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This chapter examines the role of personality in the applied domain of Educational Psychology, with primary interest in uncovering the association between personality traits and student learning, classroom achievement, academic motivation and emotional processes. Attempts to explicate the role of personality in educational settings have met with varying degrees of success over the years. These attempts are characterized by short-lived periodic spurts of interest by psychologists and educational researchers.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781108264822
ISBN (Print)9781108417099
StatePublished - 3 Sep 2020

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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