Study habits and attitudes

  • Robert B. Burns
  • Clifford B. Dobson


There would appear to be general agreement amongst teachers that study habits and attitudes are likely to exert considerable influence on the academic performance of their students, and it is regarded as axiomatic that ‘good’ study habits will secure ‘good’ scholastic results. This is true at all levels of education, but more especially in secondary and tertiary education where so much emphasis is placed upon academic achievement as shown by examination successes.


Academic Performance Academic Success Introductory Psychology Extracurricular Activity High Achiever 
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© R. B. Burns & C. B. Dobson 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert B. Burns
    • 1
  • Clifford B. Dobson
    • 2
  1. 1.Gippsland Institute of Advanced EducationAustralia
  2. 2.School of PsychologyUniversity of BradfordEngland

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