Impulsiveness, attitude to authority, and gender

K. Rigby, P. Slee, A. Mak

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This article examined the relationship between impulsiveness and attitudes toward institutional authority among Australian secondary school students. Reliable questionnaire measures of these constructs were completed by 48 boys and 57 girls, about 14 years of age. Correlations between impulsiveness and attitude to authority differed between the sexes, with a significant negative correlation of -.43 being obtained for boys only.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-122
Number of pages2
JournalPsychological Reports
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 1992
Externally publishedYes


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