Document Type : Original Article


1 Master's degree in clinical psychology

2 islamic azad university of ardabil



The purpose of this research is to investigate the role of neuroticism, perfectionism and hope in predicting the motivation of academic progress in students. The research is applied and of a descriptive-correlation type, and the statistical population of the research included the students of Ardabil Islamic Azad University, 260 of whom were selected as a sample by random cluster sampling. The data collection tool was Neo Personality Questionnaire, Hill et al.'s Perfectionism Questionnaire (2004), Omid Schneider et al.'s (1991) Questionnaire, and ISM Academic Achievement Motivation Questionnaire, and for data analysis, Pearson's correlation test and step-by-step regression were used by SPSS23 statistical software was used. The findings showed that neuroticism, perfectionism and hope play a role in predicting the motivation for academic achievement. Based on this, it can be said that by increasing students' life expectancy and adjusting perfectionism, it is possible to create motivation for academic progress in students. Also, by changing the negative characteristics of neuroticism, people's personality can be positively improved in order to increase their academic motivation.


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