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Detach out to Attach on Everything: A Study on Relationship between Personality and Fear of Missing out (FoMO)


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The present study aims at to study the relationship between Fear of missing out (FoMO) and personality dimension among young adults aged 18-25 years. A quantitative study was done to study the relationship between FoMO and personality dimension among young adults. In the present research the sample selected was a total of 200 in which 100 were Males and 100 were Females. The sample selected belonged to the age group between 18-25 years and were living in and around Delhi. For the purpose of the study two tools were used in research. The first tool was fear of missing out (FoMO) which was developed by Przybylski et al. (2013) and other tool was NEO FFI-3 which was developed by (Costa & McCrae). The results indicated a significant difference between FoMO and Extraversion, Agreeableness and Openness to Experience. The result found out no significant difference between FoMO and Neuroticism and Conscientiousness.

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Fear of Missing out (FoMO), NEO FFI-3, Neuroticism, Extraversion, Agreeableness.
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Authors

Divya Arora
Department of Psychology, Kamala Nehru College, Delhi University , New Delhi, India
Mandeep Kaur
Department of Psychology, Kamala Nehru College, Delhi University , New Delhi, India

Abstract


The present study aims at to study the relationship between Fear of missing out (FoMO) and personality dimension among young adults aged 18-25 years. A quantitative study was done to study the relationship between FoMO and personality dimension among young adults. In the present research the sample selected was a total of 200 in which 100 were Males and 100 were Females. The sample selected belonged to the age group between 18-25 years and were living in and around Delhi. For the purpose of the study two tools were used in research. The first tool was fear of missing out (FoMO) which was developed by Przybylski et al. (2013) and other tool was NEO FFI-3 which was developed by (Costa & McCrae). The results indicated a significant difference between FoMO and Extraversion, Agreeableness and Openness to Experience. The result found out no significant difference between FoMO and Neuroticism and Conscientiousness.

Keywords


Fear of Missing out (FoMO), NEO FFI-3, Neuroticism, Extraversion, Agreeableness.

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