Affect, Behaviour, Cognition and Desire in the Big Five: An Analysis of Item Content and Structure

@article{Wilt2015AffectBC,
  title={Affect, Behaviour, Cognition and Desire in the Big Five: An Analysis of Item Content and Structure},
  author={Joshua A. Wilt and W. Revelle},
  journal={European Journal of Personality},
  year={2015},
  volume={29},
  pages={478 - 497}
}
Personality psychology is concerned with affect (A), behaviour (B), cognition (C) and desire (D), and personality traits have been defined conceptually as abstractions used to either explain or summarise coherent ABC (and sometimes D) patterns over time and space. However, this conceptual definition of traits has not been reflected in their operationalisation, possibly resulting in theoretical and practical limitations to current trait inventories. Thus, the goal of this project was to… Expand

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