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Golparvar M, Javadian Z, Barazandeh A. Explanation of Aggressive Behavior of Male Students to Familiar and Stranger Person through Interaction of Cognition and Personality. Advances in Cognitive Science. 2013; 15 (1) :1-14
URL: http://icssjournal.ir/article-1-188-en.html
1- Associate Professor, Islamic Azad University, Khorasgan Branch, Isfahan, Iran.
2- MA of Islamic Azad University, Khorasgan Branch, Isfahan, Iran.
Abstract:   (237 Views)
Objective: This research was administered with the aim of investigating the moderating role of cognitive attribution on the relationship between big five personality factor and aggressive reaction of male students.
Method: Research statistical population was the male students of a high school, among them 196 persons were selected using simple random sampling. Research instrument were; big five personality factor questionnaire with 50 items, aggressive reaction questionnaire with 2 items and three scenario of stimulating cognitive attribution. Data were analyzed using Pearson’s correlation coefficient and hierarchical regression analysis.
Results: Results revealed that, cognitive attribution moderates the relationship between extroversion and openness to experience and aggressive reaction of male students to stronger person. Simple slope analysis showed that in cognitive hostile attribution, there is negative significant relationship between extroversion and aggressive reaction of male students to stronger person (P<0.01), but in cognitive hostile attribution situation there is positive significant relationship between openness to experience and aggressive reaction of male students to stronger person (P<0.01). Also results revealed that, cognitive attribution moderates the relationship between extroversion and aggressive reaction of male students to familiar person. Simple slope analysis showed that in cognitive hostile attribution situation there is negative significant relationship between extroversion and aggressive reaction of male students to familiar person (P<0.01).
Conclusion: Results of current research revealed that personality characteristics such as extroversion and openness to experience interact with hostile attribution in relation with aggressive reactions among male students.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2012/11/21 | Accepted: 2013/01/20 | Published: 2013/03/21

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