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The Relationship Between Social Networking Sites and Trait Procrastination

Keane, Aishling (2021) The Relationship Between Social Networking Sites and Trait Procrastination. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

The aim of this current study was to contribute a greater understanding and analyse the relationship between social networking sites and trait procrastination. Previous research largely focuses on younger adults and students, this current study aims to expand on this taking all adult age ranges into consideration. A questionnaire was administered online with a total number of 162 participants having completed it. The questionnaires had demographic questions followed by two scales which helped measure these variables. The first scale was and adapted Social Network Sites Usage Questionnaire Scale (SNSUQ) and a Pure Procrastination Scale (PPS). Results revealed that there is a significant positive relationship between Social Network Sites Usage and Procrastination. Results also showed that there was a significant negative relationship between age and procrastination. Moreover, findings also demonstrated that there was no difference between student status and use of social networking sites. Findings contribute and expand greater to existing literature on social network sites and procrastination. Results from this study recognised implications as well as having outlining strengths, limitations, and future work.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > Psychology
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4150 Computer Network Resources > The Internet > World Wide Web > Websites > Online social networks
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > Telecommunications > The Internet > World Wide Web > Websites > Online social networks
Divisions: School of Business > BA (Honours) in Psychology
Depositing User: Clara Chan
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2021 12:26
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2021 15:16
URI: http://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/4940

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