Relationship between Thinking Styles and Academic Achievement of the Students

Mojgan Fatemi, Alireza Heidarie

Abstract


Academic achievement of the students and the factors affecting is one of the most important issues in psychology. This study aimed to determine relationship between the thinking styles and academic achievement of the high school students in Ahvaz. This was a descriptive and correlational study. The statistical population included all high school students of Ahvaz, of who 320 students were selected using the multistage random sampling method. Thinking styles scale was used to measure the variables and the mean scores of the students was used for measuring their academic achievement. SPSS-18 was used for data analysis and the results were reported in form of descriptive statistics and Pearson Correlation. Results showed that there is a significant relationship between the variables of legislative, executive, oligarchic, monocratic, anarchic, hierarchic, judiciary thinking styles and academic achievement.


Keywords


Thinking Styles, Academic Achievement, Students.

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