Personality Type and Student Performance in Principles of Economics
Mary O. Borg and
Stephen L. Shapiro
The Journal of Economic Education, 1996, vol. 27, issue 1, 3-25
The relationship between students' personality types, as measured by the Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator, and their performance in introductory economics is explored. In addition to comparing a student's learning style with a professor's teaching style, options are suggested for improving instruction by offering a variety of different teaching and grading strategies that better accommodate student personality types and learning styles.
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