publication . Article . 2012

Peer Pressure and Adaptive Behavior Learning: A Study of Adolescents in Gujrat City

Asma Yunus; Shahzad Khaver Mushtaq; Sobia Qaiser;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: International Journal of Asian Social Science, volume 2, issue 10 October, pages 1,832-1,841
Abstract
The study aims at discovering the influences of Peer Pressure on adaptive behavior learning in the adolescents. For the purpose two scales, Adaptive behavior scale (ABS) and Peer Pressure Scale (PPS) were developed to measure both variables. The Sample of the study was purposive in nature and comprised of late adolescents (n=120) i.e. 60 males and 60 females, from Gujrat city. Cronbach alpha was calculated and found to be significant for Peer Pressure Scale(PPS) and its subscales i.e. Belongingness Subscale, Influential Learning Subscale and for Influential Consequences Subscale while Cronbach alpha was also found significant for Adaptive Behavior Scale(ABS) and...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Peer Pressure, Adaptive behaviour Learning, Interpersonal skills, Belongingness, Influential learning, Self discipline,
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