How you perceive time matters for how you feel in school: Investigating the link between time perspectives and academic emotions

Ronnel Bornasal KING, Marianne Jennifer M. GAERLAN

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Abstract

Research on time perspectives and academic emotions have proceeded in parallel with little cross-fertilization of ideas. The aim of this study was to explore the synergies between these two lines of inquiry by looking at how time perspectives are related to different academic emotions. Filipino university students answered relevant questionnaires. Regression analyses were conducted to examine how time perspectives predicted different academic emotions. Results indicated that future time perspective was positively associated with positive academic emotions such as enjoyment, hope, and pride. Present-fatalistic time perspective was positively associated with negative academic emotions such as anger, anxiety, shame, hopelessness, and boredom. Theoretical and practical implications are discussed. Copyright © 2014 Springer Science+Business Media New York.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)282-300
JournalCurrent Psychology
Volume33
Issue number3
Early online date02 Apr 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2014

Citation

King, R. B., & Gaerlan, M. J. M. (2014). How you perceive time matters for how you feel in school: Investigating the link between time perspectives and academic emotions. Current Psychology, 33(3), 282-300. doi: 10.1007/s12144-014-9213-x

Keywords

  • Time perspectives
  • Academic emotions
  • Achievement emotions

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