Ego identity status, conformity behavior, and personality in late adolescence.

  title={Ego identity status, conformity behavior, and personality in late adolescence.},
  author={Gerald R. Adams and Jon H{\aa}vard Ryan and James J. Hoffman and W R Dobson and E C Nielsen},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={47 5},
Three related studies were completed to test the predictive relation among identity status, personality, and conformity behavior. The investigations were undertaken to replicate the earlier research findings of Toder and Marcia (1973). As predicted in Study 1, personality differences were found for both sexes. However, no relation was observed between identity status and conformity on the Asch task. Study 2 was completed to confirm the reliability of the identity status measure. Finally, in… CONTINUE READING

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