Cooperativeness – A necessary trait for interpreters? A study on temperament and character dimensions of experts in different fields

  title={Cooperativeness – A necessary trait for interpreters? A study on temperament and character dimensions of experts in different fields},
  author={Sini Hiltunen and Heli M{\"a}ntyranta and Ilmari M{\"a}{\"a}tt{\"a}nen},
  journal={International Journal of Bilingualism},
  pages={1385 - 1393}
Aims and Objectives: The aim of the present study was to investigate whether particular temperament and personality traits are more characteristic to interpreters’ expert performance than to expert performance in other fields. Design: To these ends, the Temperament and Character Inventory by Cloninger et al. (1994) and the distractibility scale of the Revised Dimensions of Temperament Survey by Windle (1992) were used. Data and Analyses: The data was gathered from two groups of interpreters… Expand
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