The Relationship Between Cognitive Style of Impulsivity and Display, Referential, and Inferential Reading Comprehension Questions Among Iranian EFL University Students

Zargham Ghapanchi, Zohreh Dashti


The present study was an attempt to study the relationship between cognitive style of impulsivity and performance of the intermediate EFL university students on display, referential and inferential reading comprehension questions. The participants in this study were 100 sophomore students. They were given a reading comprehension test battery containing six passages and Eysenck Impulsiveness questionnaire. The results revealed that there was no significant difference between Low, Medium and High impulsives with respect to their performance in Display, Referential, and Inferential reading comprehension questions.
Key words: Cognitive style; Impulsivity; EFL students; Reading comprehension questions

La présente étude visait à étudier la relation entre le style cognitif de l'impulsivité et la performance des étudiants de niveau intermédiaire universitaires EFL sur l'écran, référentielles et inférentielles des questions de compréhension de lecture. Les participants à cette étude étaient de 100 élèves étudiant en deuxième année. Ils ont reçu une batterie de test de compréhension en lecture contenant six passages et le questionnaire d'Eysenck impulsivité. Les résultats ont révélé qu'il n'y avait pas de différence significative entre impulsives Low, Medium et High à l'égard de leurs performances en affichage, référentielle et inférentielle des questions de compréhension de lecture.
Mots clés: Style cognitif; Impulsivité; Etudiants d’EFL; Questions de compréhension de lecture


Cognitive style; Impulsivity; EFL students; Reading comprehension questions



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