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Psychometric analysis of the Empathy Quotient (EQ)
abstra ct This study assessed the dimensionality of the Empathy Quotient (EQ) using two statistical approaches: Rasch and Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA). Participants included N = 658 with anExpand
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Control over Social Interactions: An Important Reason for Young People's Use of the Internet and Mobile Phones for Communication?
This paper reports some research that was undertaken to determine why young people choose to use certain communication media, especially the Internet and mobile phones for social purposes. FocusExpand
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Social representation of aggression as an explanation of gender differences: A preliminary study
Academic theories of aggression can be dichotomized as expressive (in which aggression results from a failure of self control) or instrumental (in which aggression represents the exercise of controlExpand
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Psychometrics and Life History Strategy: The Structure and Validity of the High K Strategy Scale
In this paper, we critically review the conceptualization and implementation of psychological measures of life history strategy associated with Differential K theory. The High K Strategy Scale (HKSS:Expand
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Psychometric analysis of the systemizing quotient (SQ) scale.
The psychometric properties of the systemizing quotient (SQ) developed by Baron-Cohen (2003) are investigated in three studies. Furthermore, we examine the notion that the ability to systemize shouldExpand
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Can ‘risky’ impulsivity explain sex differences in aggression?
Abstract Impulsivity is a heterogeneous concept and sex differences are most apparent on those inventories that sample involvement in risky behaviours. However these instruments often fail toExpand
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Factorial structure of the Health of the Nation Outcome Scales: An ordinal confirmatory factor analysis using a national sample of clinician ratings in England.
In the present study, the superior factorial structure of the Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS) was investigated. The aims of the study were to test the fit of our new four-factor/subscaleExpand
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The Psychometric Evaluation of Human Life Histories
A recent critique of Copping, Campbell, and Muncer raised several issues concerning the validity of psychometric assessment techniques in the study of life history (LH) strategies. In this reply,Expand
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Sex and social representations of aggression: A communal-agentic analysis
Previous research [Campbell and Muncer: Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior 17: 489–512, 1987; Campbell et al.: Aggressive Behavior 18: 95–108, 1992] suggests that men and women hold differentExpand
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