• Publications
  • Influence
A very brief measure of the Big-Five personality domains
When time is limited, researchers may be faced with the choice of using an extremely brief measure of the Big-Five personality dimensions or using no measure at all. To meet the need for a very briefExpand
  • 5,177
  • 463
  • PDF
Stalking the perfect measure of implicit self-esteem: the blind men and the elephant revisited?
Recent interest in the implicit self-esteem construct has led to the creation and use of several new assessment tools whose psychometric properties have not been fully explored. In this article, theExpand
  • 998
  • 90
  • PDF
Identity fusion: the interplay of personal and social identities in extreme group behavior.
The authors propose that when people become fused with a group, their personal and social identities become functionally equivalent. Two hypotheses follow from this proposition. First, activatingExpand
  • 357
  • 37
  • PDF
Two-dimensional self-esteem: Theory and measurement
Abstract In this paper, we offer a clarified account of global self-esteem as consisting of self-competence and self-liking and describe a revised instrument designed to measure the two correlatedExpand
  • 390
  • 36
  • PDF
CAPITALIZING ON DIVERSITY: INTERPERSONAL CONGRUENCE IN SMALL WORK GROUPS.
We introduce interpersonal congruence--the degree to which group members see others in the group as others see themselves--as a moderator of the relationship between diversity and groupExpand
  • 391
  • 33
  • PDF
Identity negotiation: where two roads meet.
  • W. Swann
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 December 1987
This article traces a program of research on the interplay between social thought and social interaction. Early investigations of the impact of perceivers' expectancies on the actions of targetExpand
  • 1,092
  • 29
  • PDF
When group membership gets personal: a theory of identity fusion.
Identity fusion is a relatively unexplored form of alignment with groups that entails a visceral feeling of oneness with the group. This feeling is associated with unusually porous, highly permeableExpand
  • 344
  • 28
  • PDF
Self-Enhancement Tendencies Among People With High Explicit Self-Esteem: The Moderating Role of Implicit Self-Esteem
Consistent with recent research on initials-preferences, we assumed that people's preferences for their initials reflect an implicit form of self-esteem that buffers them against challenges to theirExpand
  • 252
  • 28
  • PDF
Authenticity and positivity strivings in marriage and courtship.
We proposed that married persons would want their spouses to see them as they saw themselves but that dating persons would want their relationship partners to evaluate them favorably. A survey of 176Expand
  • 493
  • 26
From self-conceptions to self-worth: on the sources and structure of global self-esteem.
  • B. Pelham, W. Swann
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1989
Three factors were identified that uniquely contribute to people's global self-esteem: (a) people's tendencies to experience positive and negative affective states, (b) people's specific self-viewsExpand
  • 748
  • 25
  • PDF