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Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2023, Vol. 18(3) 78-91

A Meta-Analytic Review of Big Five-personality Trait and Cyberbullying

Nezir Ekinci

pp. 78 - 91   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2303-29-0004

Published online: September 30, 2023  |   Number of Views: 55  |  Number of Download: 242


With the development of science and technology, the internet and communication technology are constantly expanding and affecting people's lives in many areas. The development of internet and communication technology benefits individuals and society in many ways. The ease of use and access to these technologies causes some problems. The most fundamental of these problems is cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is becoming a major global problem affecting many people. Recent research examines the relationship between cyberbullying and the big five personality traits. Research findings indicate different results between personality traits and cyberbullying. In this context, the current research examines the relationship between the big five personality traits and cyberbullying. For this purpose, 12 studies were examined by meta-analysis method in the current study. As a result of the research, the effect sizes between the big five personality traits and cyberbullying were determined. As a result of the findings, it was seen that the personality traits with the strongest effect size with cyberbullying were agreeableness and conscientiousness personality traits. Neuroticism personality trait was found to be positively related to cyberbullying, while openness to experience, extraversion, agreeableness and conscientiousness personality traits were found to be negatively related.  The results obtained from the research were analyzed and discussed within the scope of the literature.

Keywords: Cyberbullying, big five personality traits, meta-analysis

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APA 6th edition
Ekinci, N. (2023). A Meta-Analytic Review of Big Five-personality Trait and Cyberbullying . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 18(3), 78-91. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2023.600.4

Ekinci, N. (2023). A Meta-Analytic Review of Big Five-personality Trait and Cyberbullying . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 18(3), pp. 78-91.

Chicago 16th edition
Ekinci, Nezir (2023). "A Meta-Analytic Review of Big Five-personality Trait and Cyberbullying ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 18 (3):78-91. doi:10.29329/epasr.2023.600.4.

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