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Demographic, Affective, Personal and Cognitive Variables
This paper looks at short-term predictive validity of demographic, affective, personal and cognitive variables in relation to two criterion measures of cheating behaviors.
# 136605 | 1,000 words | 0 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Education (Education Psychology) , Education (Theory) , Psychology (Behaviorism)

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In this essay, the writer discusses that the article by Antion and William explores possible predictive factors which might be used to identify possible cheaters in test taking situations. The study involved 148 psychology students at a community college. The conclusion was that except for a low relationship with anxiety there were no clear predictive factors for this population of students.

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"Antion and Michael begin by summarizing a perceived growing problem. Writing in 1983 they cite studies from the 1960's and 1970's indicating that the number of students in high school and college who cheat is rising and that by 1979 studies indicated that 56% of college bound students have cheated on tests. Several factors, which might affect cheating behavior are suggested. These include situational factors such as ..."

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