The aim of the present research is to explore the relationship among two personality factors (extraversion-introversion and anxiety),personal perception and personal space in a condition of low acquain tance.A sample of 5) female university students,who had a low degree of familiarity wih one another,were considered.~he subjects were asked to choose out of the research sample four mates and to place each of them on a modified form of the Comfortable InterPersonal Distance Scale. ~hen each sUbject-rated himself and the four mates by a questionnaire on actual and ideal extraversion and on actual and ideal anxiety.A weak later the subjects completed the MPI.On the base of the CID neasures 44 near mates and 57 distant mates were seuared.On the same base were also separed the corresponding subjects ,'rhoplaced their mates "near" from those ~lho ulaced them "far" .The statistica..1.com parison showed a eeneral desirability ofextraversion ~~d low anxiety both as personal traits and as social traits~However, the major results support only partially the hypothesis that the perceived desirability of a trai t affects personal space also when subjects are not familiar with one another.

Personal space, extraversion, anxiety and personal perception

MELEDDU, MAURO
1988

Abstract

The aim of the present research is to explore the relationship among two personality factors (extraversion-introversion and anxiety),personal perception and personal space in a condition of low acquain tance.A sample of 5) female university students,who had a low degree of familiarity wih one another,were considered.~he subjects were asked to choose out of the research sample four mates and to place each of them on a modified form of the Comfortable InterPersonal Distance Scale. ~hen each sUbject-rated himself and the four mates by a questionnaire on actual and ideal extraversion and on actual and ideal anxiety.A weak later the subjects completed the MPI.On the base of the CID neasures 44 near mates and 57 distant mates were seuared.On the same base were also separed the corresponding subjects ,'rhoplaced their mates "near" from those ~lho ulaced them "far" .The statistica..1.com parison showed a eeneral desirability ofextraversion ~~d low anxiety both as personal traits and as social traits~However, the major results support only partially the hypothesis that the perceived desirability of a trai t affects personal space also when subjects are not familiar with one another.
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