Accession Number : ADA114851

Title :   Locus of Control, Religiosity, Theistic Externality, and Occult Beliefs among Mainstream and Hispanic Navy Recruits.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : ILLINOIS UNIV AT URBANA DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Hui,Chi-chiu Harry ; Triandis,Harry C

PDF Url : ADA114851

Report Date : Mar 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The relationship between religious orientation, beliefs in the occult and supernatural, and locus of control was investigated with samples of Hispanic Navy recruits and Mainstream Navy recruits. It was predicted that beliefs in the occult and religiosity would be negatively correlated, beliefs in the occult and external locus of control would be positively correlated, beliefs in the occult and theistic externality (belief that one is in the hands of God) would be negatively correlated, theistic externality and religiosity would be positively correlated, and both, theistic externality and religiosity would not be correlated with locus of control. All hypotheses were supported by the data of either the Hispanic or Mainstream samples. None of the obtained significant correlations were inconsistent with the hypotheses. (Author)

Descriptors :   *CONTROL, *HISPANICS, *RELIGION, RECRUITS, NAVAL PERSONNEL, CULTURE

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE