International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1308-951X

Original article | International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 2022, Vol. 13(4) 32-43

The Self-Talk Scale: Psychometric Properties in University Students

Ersin Uzman & Bekir Çelik

pp. 32 - 43   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2211-08-0006

Published online: December 28, 2022  |   Number of Views: 128  |  Number of Download: 247


This study was aimed to examine the psychometric properties of the Self-Talk Scale, which was developed to determine the self-talk frequency of individuals, in a sample of Turkish university students. The data were collected from 332 university students for the analysis. Confirmatory factor analysis was conducted to verify the four-factor structure of the scale in the examination of the psychometric properties of the scale, and the Cronbach alpha value was calculated to determine the reliability of the scale. Confirmatory factor analysis results revealed that the scale had a good fit. The Cronbach's alpha value of the scale was .88.

Keywords: self-talk, inner experience, individual differences, university students

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Uzman, E. & Celik, B. (2022). The Self-Talk Scale: Psychometric Properties in University Students . International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 13(4), 32-43.

Uzman, E. and Celik, B. (2022). The Self-Talk Scale: Psychometric Properties in University Students . International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 13(4), pp. 32-43.

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Uzman, Ersin and Bekir Celik (2022). "The Self-Talk Scale: Psychometric Properties in University Students ". International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 13 (4):32-43.

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