Correlation of personality traits and irrational beliefs among badminton players
Faazil Mohammed Khan, Biju Thomas
The present study attempts to explore the correlation between personality traits and irrational beliefs and how these personality traits indicate as a predictor of irrationality among badminton players. The sample comprises 50 badminton players (age 18 to 21) taken from the state of Kerala via a proportionate stratified sampling. The participants completed demographic information sheet, Big-Five Inventory (BFI; John, Shortened General Attitude and Belief. Results shows that Agreeableness and Conscientiousness showed a significant negative relationship while Neuroticism showed not only a significant positive relationship with irrational beliefs but also found a strong predictor accounted for a significant variance in irrationality among respondents.