ISSN 1671-3710
CN 11-4766/R

›› 2011, Vol. 19 ›› Issue (6): 896-904.

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Structures and Functions of Time-Personality

CHEN Juan;ZHENG Yong   

  1. School of Psychology, Southwest University, Chongqing 400715, China
  • Received:2010-10-11 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2011-06-15 Published:2011-06-15
  • Contact: ZHENG Yong

Abstract: Time-personality is a steady tendency and character of capabilities in time-related situations, which functions in the adaptation to time-related situations, and it also affects both physical and mental health. Existing studies devoted a extensive discussion on several aspects such as time perspective, time orientation, time management, time urgency and procrastination. Thus, integrated model of time-personality is under construction recently. In view of current argument on time pattern, conception of time personality and research paradigm, future research should concentrate on improving the model. Besides, more researches are suggested on external factors, process study, qualitative research, and cross-cultural study. Supports from evolution theory, culturology and brain science are needed as well.

Key words: time-personality, factor structure, strong situation, weak situation, adaptive function