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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.
What Does the Narcissistic Personality Inventory Really Measure?
- Robert A. Ackerman, E. Witt, M. Donnellan, K. Trzesniewski, R. Robins, D. Kashy
- 1 March 2011
The results suggest that researchers interested in the psychological and behavioral outcomes associated with the NPI should examine correlates at the facet level and propose a hierarchical model for the structure of the N PI.
Measuring Global Self-Esteem: Construct Validation of a Single-Item Measure and the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale
Four studies examined the construct validity of two global self-esteem measures. In Studies 1 through 3, the Single-Item Self-Esteem Scale (SISE) and the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSE) showed…
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"…
Low self-esteem during adolescence predicts poor health, criminal behavior, and limited economic prospects during adulthood.
- K. Trzesniewski, M. Donnellan, T. Moffitt, R. Robins, R. Poulton, A. Caspi
- PsychologyDevelopmental psychology
- 28 February 2006
It is found that adolescents with low self-esteem during adolescence had poorer mental and physical health, worse economic prospects, and higher levels of criminal behavior during adulthood, compared with adolescents with high self- esteem.
Personality predictors of academic outcomes: big five correlates of GPA and SAT scores.
The authors examined relations between the Big Five personality traits and academic outcomes, specifically SAT scores and grade-point average (GPA), and found that Openness was the strongest predictor of SAT verbal scores and Conscientiousness predicted college GPA.
Implicit Self-Theories in the Academic Domain: Implications for Goal Orientation, Attributions, Affect, and Self-Esteem Change
This study supported hypotheses derived from Dweck's model about the implications of two implicit self-theories: Entity theorists believe their intelligence is fixed, whereas Incremental theorists…
Positive illusions about the self: short-term benefits and long-term costs.
The findings suggest that self-enhancing beliefs may be adaptive in the short term but not in the long term, and that narcissism, ego involvement, self-serving attributions, and positive affect are related to narcissism.
Low Self-Esteem Is Related to Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, and Delinquency
- M. Donnellan, K. Trzesniewski, R. Robins, T. Moffitt, A. Caspi
- PsychologyPsychological science
- 1 April 2005
In three studies, a robust relation between low self-esteem and externalizing problems was found, and the effect ofSelf-esteem on aggression was independent of narcissism, an important finding given recent claims that individuals who are narcissistic, not low in self- esteem, are aggressive.
The divided self: concurrent and longitudinal effects of psychological adjustment and social roles on self-concept differentiation.
- E. Donahue, R. Robins, B. Roberts, O. John
- PsychologyJournal of personality and social psychology
- 1 May 1993
Findings provide strong evidence that SCD is a sign of fragmentation of the self rather than specialization of role identities, and that the social context was an important determinant of SCD.