Investigation of Psychological Behavior on the AcademicPerformance of High School Students in Karawang,West Java, Indonesia

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Enjang Sudarman


The purpose of this research is to investigates the extent to which psychological behavior influences academic performance in this case Creativity, Self Efficacy
and Curiosity. Stratified random sampling procedure was used to get 386 respondents from first grade high school students out of 11.000 population. Academic performance is measured in mathematics and natural sciences tests developed from question banks in their respective fields of study. The results showed that the psychological dimension was a significant predictor of academic performance in mathematics and natural sciences. Subsequent findings, there are differences in the significant impact of psychological behavior of students based on the school form and school location.

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