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Dr. Chris Long

Second Reader

Dr. Randall Wight

Third Reader

Dr. Margo Turner


Utilizing the experience sampling method, the present study investigated the relationship between a participant's self esteem, self consciousness, and narcissism and the level of positive thought. The present study also explored the relations between positive thought and satisfaction with Ouachita Baptist University, their roommate, their social involvement, and their GPA. Results showed that narcissism is negatively related to positivity of thought. Additionally, there is a significant correlation between participant's involvement with campus organizations and the level of satisfaction with their school. Furthermore, there was a connection between organizational involvement and positivity of thoughts. Additionally, participants' GPA 's were positively correlated with narcissism. No significant findings were found regarding participants' self esteem and self consciousness.

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