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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?
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.
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.
  • R. Robins, J. Beer
  • Psychology
    Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 February 2001
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
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.
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.