RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SENSATION SEEKING AND INTERNET USE AMONG INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Authors

  • Saeideh Rezaei Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University College Sedaya, International (UCSI) University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Sonia Khodabakhsh Department of Psychology and Counselling, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Kampar, Malaysia
  • Mohtaram Rabbani Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University College Sedaya International (UCSI) University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Abstract

The aim of this study is to explore the relationship between sensation seeking and level of Internet use. This study is a quantitative research and a convenient sampling method as used to select 313 male and female international students in a public university in Malaysia. In this study, three questionnaires were used including Demographic Questionnaire, Sensation Seeking Scale, and Internet Addiction Test. Descriptive analyses and Pearson correlation was used to explore the relationship between level of Internet use and sensation seeking in participants. The results showed that there is significant positive relationship between sensation seeking and level of Internet use among students.

Keywords:

Sensation Seeking, Internet Use, International Students

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Published

2020-10-01

How to Cite

Saeideh Rezaei, Sonia Khodabakhsh, & Mohtaram Rabbani. (2020). RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SENSATION SEEKING AND INTERNET USE AMONG INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS. Malaysian Journal of Medical Research (MJMR), 4(4). Retrieved from https://ejournal.lucp.net/index.php/mjmr/article/view/1191