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The psychological structure of pride: a tale of two facets.
In Studies 5-7, the authors develop and demonstrate the reliability and validity of brief, 7-item scales that can be used to assess the facets of pride in future research.
TARGET ARTICLE: "Putting the Self Into Self-Conscious Emotions: A Theoretical Model"
Self-conscious emotions (e.g., shame, pride) are fundamentally important to a wide range of psychological processes, yet they have received relatively little attention compared to other, more "basic"
Emerging Insights Into the Nature and Function of Pride
Pride, a “self-conscious” emotion involving complex self-evaluative processes, is a fundamental human emotion. Recent research provides new insights into its nature and function. Like the “basic”
Two ways to the top: evidence that dominance and prestige are distinct yet viable avenues to social rank and influence.
It is demonstrated that Dominance and Prestige are distinct yet viable strategies for ascending the social hierarchy, consistent with evolutionary theory.
Global self-esteem across the life span.
Overall, these findings support previous research, help clarify inconsistencies in the literature, and document new trends that require further investigation.
Two Replicable Suppressor Situations in Personality Research
This work shows how measures of guilt and shame act consistently as mutual suppressors: Adding shame into a regression equation increases the negative association between guilt and aggression, whereas adding guilt increases the positive association between shame and aggression.
Authentic and Hubristic Pride: The Affective Core of Self-esteem and Narcissism
Do individuals with high self-esteem enjoy positive interpersonal relationships, or are they aggressive and antisocial? Does narcissism reflect an abundance of self-worth, or inflated self-views
Personality Correlates of Self-Esteem
The current study examined the relation between self-esteem and the Big Five personality dimensions. Data were collected over the Internet from a large heterogeneous sample of individuals who ranged