The Effects of Peer Pressure and Study Habits Essay

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THE EFFECTS OF PEER PRESSURE TO THE STUDY HABITS
OF SECOND YEAR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
OF ROGATIONIST COLLEGE
SCHOOL YEAR 2012-2013

Submitted to:
Mrs. Renita B. Marasigan
Mr. Louie Sonny D. Rivera
Mrs. Eloisa L. Leondis

In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements in
Basic Research, Mathematics IV and Christian Living Education IV

Eldrick Justin B. Ambagan
Nikki Jamille T. Baco
Patrick Joshua A. Llorin
Ma. Kia Concepcion V. Vedan
IV – Saint Ignatius de Loyola
CHAPTER I
THE PROBLEM AND BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

A. Introduction

Peer pressure is the influence of a peer group to an individual, causing them to change their attitudes, values and behaviour. It refers to any individual who is being persuaded in doing
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B. Conceptual Framework
This study will discuss the effects of peer pressure to the study habits of second year students of Rogationist College High School Department School Year 2012- 2013. As to what Taruna Chhabra (2010) has said, early positive peer relationships demonstrate a pro-social behavior, which leads to proactive behavior in the classroom. It is also noted that negative peer pressure is a factor in lowering a child's test scores and can have an overall negative effect on the child's academics. Academics state that peers affect a child's early educational performance in several ways including study habits, problem solving skills, and how the child interacts in the class. Because children spend a significant amount of time with their peers, peers are an important factor in how a child performs in group interaction, conflict resolution and proper adjustment, in and out of the classroom.
Study habits are the ways that you study, the habits that you have formed during your school years. Study habits can be good ones, or bad ones. It means you are not distracted by anything; you have a certain place to go where it is quiet everyday where you study and do homework. Basically it means that you are doing the best you can to get the grades you want. According to Debbie LaCroix (2010), peer pressure is when a person does something

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