Age differences in social desirability.

To examine the differences between 162 adolescents' and 118 adults' scores on the Eysenck Personality Inventory 64 boys (M age = 20 yr.), 94 girls (M age = 18.9 yr.), 78 women (M age = 29 yr.), and 40 men (M age = 28.8 yr.) from Umtata and the vicinity in Transkei, South Africa were tested. Adolescents scored higher on social desirability than adults did.