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AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PERSONALITY TRANSCENDENCE TRAINING ON TEMPTATION RESISTANCE

ALI PAKIZEH*, MAHNAZ JOKAR, ZAHRA SHIRVANI

Persian Gulf University, Boushehr, Iran

DOI: 10.15303/rjeap.2015.v6i4a3

 

Abstract

Temptation resistance which is a kind of self-control and is known as a positive personality characteristic is vary from a person to others. The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of teaching personality transcendence methods on temptation resistance. To conduct this experimental study, using random assignment, 44 Persian Gulf University students were divided into two groups. Participants at the experimental group received a 10-sesion personality transcendence training (one 90-minute session per week). After the intervention, all participants in both groups were administered the temptation resistance scenario. The results revealed increasing effect of teaching personality transcendence methods on temptation resistance. In this study, the effect of sublimation of character education practices to increase student resistance against temptation (eating sweets) from two independent samples t-test was used. And to evaluate the effect of sublimation of character education practices to increase student resistance against temptation (check out details and phone numbers of other students) were used Chi-square tests. The results showed a positive and significant difference between the control and experimental groups the temptation to eat sweets and other components the temptation to look at the address were observed.

Keywords: personality transcendence, temptation, self-control 


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