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The mini-IPIP scales: tiny-yet-effective measures of the Big Five factors of personality.
The Mini-IPIP, a 20-item short form of the 50-item International Personality Item Pool-Five-Factor Model measure (Goldberg, 1999), was developed and validated across five studies. The Mini-IPIPExpand
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What Does the Narcissistic Personality Inventory Really Measure?
The Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI) is a widely used measure of narcissism. However, debates persist about its exact factor structure with researchers proposing solutions ranging from two toExpand
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An interactionist perspective on the socioeconomic context of human development.
This article addresses the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES), family processes, and human development. The topic is framed as part of the general issue of health disparities, whichExpand
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Low self-esteem during adolescence predicts poor health, criminal behavior, and limited economic prospects during adulthood.
Using prospective data from the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study birth cohort, the authors found that adolescents with low self-esteem had poorer mental and physical health,Expand
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Low Self-Esteem Is Related to Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, and Delinquency
The present research explored the controversial link between global self-esteem and externalizing problems such as aggression, antisocial behavior, and delinquency. In three studies, we found aExpand
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How Should the Internal Structure of Personality Inventories Be Evaluated?
Personality trait inventories often perform poorly when their structure is evaluated with confirmatory factor analysis (CFA). The authors demonstrate poor CFA fit for several widely used personalityExpand
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Personality development across the life span: longitudinal analyses with a national sample from Germany.
  • R. Lucas, M. Donnellan
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 October 2011
Longitudinal data from a national sample of Germans (N = 20,434) were used to evaluate stability and change in the Big Five personality traits. Participants completed a brief measure of personalityExpand
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On the relationship between anxiety and error monitoring: a meta-analysis and conceptual framework
Research involving event-related brain potentials has revealed that anxiety is associated with enhanced error monitoring, as reflected in increased amplitude of the error-related negativity (ERN).Expand
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Predicting relationship and life satisfaction from personality in nationally representative samples from three countries: the relative importance of actor, partner, and similarity effects.
Three very large, nationally representative samples of married couples were used to examine the relative importance of 3 types of personality effects on relationship and life satisfaction: actorExpand
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