A study to ascertain the relationship between thumb dermatoglyphics pattern and academic result

Chay, Chow Phin (2009) A study to ascertain the relationship between thumb dermatoglyphics pattern and academic result. University Malaysia Sabah. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The mam objective of this study is to ascertain the relationship between thumb dermatoglyphics and the results of the students of University Malaysia Sabah (UMS). There are 103 respondents in this study, all come from different courses in UMS. Their fingerprints and palm print are collected by Angsana Cemerlang Network Sdn Bhd with the help of the 3rd year student of Mathematics with Economics, and the results of the students are recorded in term of Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). Questionnaires are distributed to the students as to get their CGPA and attitudes. Right and left thumb patterns, left and right thumb ridge count and total ridge count are needed in this study. After analyzing the data, most of the ridge count of the students fall within the normal range and most of their thumb is whorl pattern. Beside that, the right thumb double loop pattern has the highest correlation with the CGPA by using Pearson Correlation test. Finally, this study success to prove that there are relationship between thumb dermatoglyphics and CGPA.

Item Type: Academic Exercise
Uncontrolled Keywords: thumb dermatoglyphic pattern, student, Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA), academic result
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: SCHOOL > School of Science and Technology
Depositing User: MDM SITI AZIZAH IDRIS
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2014 02:30
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2017 04:27
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/9108

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