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An alternative "description of personality": the big-five factor structure.
  • L. Goldberg
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1990
In the 45 years since Cattell used English trait terms to begin the formulation of his "description of personality," a number of investigators have proposed an alternative structure based on 5Expand
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The structure of phenotypic personality traits.
  • L. Goldberg
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American psychologist
  • 1993
This personal historical article traces the development of the Big-Five factor structure, whose growing acceptance by personality researchers has profoundly influenced the scientific study ofExpand
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The international personality item pool and the future of public-domain personality measures ☆
Abstract Seven experts on personality measurement here discuss the viability of public-domain personality measures, focusing on the International Personality Item Pool (IPIP) as a prototype. SinceExpand
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The Power of Personality: The Comparative Validity of Personality Traits, Socioeconomic Status, and Cognitive Ability for Predicting Important Life Outcomes
The ability of personality traits to predict important life outcomes has traditionally been questioned because of the putative small effects of personality. In this article, we compare the predictiveExpand
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Integration of the big five and circumplex approaches to trait structure.
To integrate the 5-dimensional simple-structure and circumplex models of personality, the Abridged Big Five Dimensional Circumplex (AB5C) taxonomy of personality traits was developed, consisting ofExpand
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An alternative "description of personality
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The purpose of this study was to identify the underlying structure of the trait domain of Conscientiousness using scales drawn from 7 major personality inventories. Thirty-six scales conceptuallyExpand
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Self-Reports of Potentially Traumatic Experiences in an Adult Community Sample: Gender Differences and Test-Retest Stabilities of the Items in a Brief Betrayal-Trauma Survey
  • L. Goldberg, J. Freyd
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of trauma & dissociation : the official…
  • 19 July 2006
ABSTRACT A new survey of potentially traumatic events was administered to a large community sample on two occasions, three years apart. In contrast to previous surveys, this one included separateExpand
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