Intuition, Thinking vs.You react to the people and objects in your environment based on your personality. Students who faced relevance problems were shown to prefer documents which confirmed old knowledge to new thought-provoking documents. This highlights how decisive the motivation behind broad information seeking is for information use and outcome. Angleitner Eds. Most of the contents of the unconscious are unacceptable or unpleasant, such as feelings of pain, anxiety, or conflict. That initial questionnaire grew into the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, which was first published in Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 51 6 ,
Personality traits, learning strategies, and performance. It is, nevertheless, important to keep in mind that lack of time simply can be a reality, where the only option is a hasty and superficial information seeking. Experiencing time pressure was related to an easy-going low conscientiousnessintroverted low extraversionsensitive high neuroticism and competitive low agreeableness personality.
The outgoing students particularly welcomed discussions or documents which brought new perspectives to their subject area. Ego According to Freud, the ego is the largely unconscious part of the personality that mediates the demands of the id, the superego, and reality.
European Journal of Personality, 10, Titelman, Ed. College and Research Libraries, 47 5 Library Quarterly, 66 1 Extraversion — Extraversion describes energy, positive emotions, assertiveness, sociability, talkativeness, and the tendency to seek stimulation in the company of others.
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