n IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - Influence of personality types and academic procastination on the academic achievements of senior secondary school adolescents in Ibadan Metropolis

Volume 19, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1117-1421



This study examined the influence of personality type and academic procrastination on the Academic Achievement of Senior Secondary School students in Ibadan metropolis. Sample consisted of 200 senior secondary school students in Ibadan metropolis. Two research instruments were used: namely academic procrastination scale and the Big - 5 factor scale. The reliability co-efficient of the instruments were 0.76 and 0.72 and validated by the authors respectively. Three null hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significant. The results revealed in H0 that there is a significant difference in the personality types and academic procrastination of senior secondary school adolescent students. Also H0 revealed a significant difference in the gender academic achievement and H0 also revealed a significant difference in age. Recommendations and conclusion were made based on the findings.

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