Master's Theses

Off-campus FHSU users: Please use the following link to log into our proxy server and download this work.

Date of Award

Spring 1965

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Psychology

Advisor

William F. Gwynn

Abstract

This thesis reports research concerning stability of the self and ideal self concepts and the discrepancy of the two in respect to age and sex. The following hypotheses were tested: (1) there will be no difference in the way the various age groups rate themselves, (2) there will be no difference in the way the various age groups rate their ideals, (3) there will be no difference in stability between self and ideal self as a function of age, and (4) there will be no difference in stability between self and ideal self of males and females. The population for this research was students form Beloit High School and Fort Hays State College at the time of investigation, who fell in age groupings form 15 to 50. The Leary interpersonal Check List was modified and provided the data for self and ideal self ratings. Hypotheses #1, #2, and #4 were accepted. Hypothesis #3 was rejected, the data being statistically significant at the .05 level. Other data was obtained and discussed as well as further areas of research.

Rights

Copyright 1965 Ellen A. Duff

Comments

Notice: This material may be protected by copyright law (Title 17 U.S. Code).

Share

COinS