Examining playfulness in adults : Testing its correlates with personality , positive psychological functioning , goal aspirations , and multi-methodically assessed ingenuity

@inproceedings{Proyer2012ExaminingPI,
  title={Examining playfulness in adults : Testing its correlates with personality , positive psychological functioning , goal aspirations , and multi-methodically assessed ingenuity},
  author={Ren{\'e} T. Proyer},
  year={2012}
}
The prime aim of this set of studies was to test the disposition to play (playfulness) in adults in its relation with various measures of personality but also ability (self-estimated but also psychometrically measured ingenuity). Study 1 (n = 180) shows that adults playfulness relates primarily to extraversion, lower conscientiousness, and higher endorsements of culture; joy of being laughed at (gelotophilia) and agreeableness were also predictive in a regression analysis; Study 2 (n = 264… CONTINUE READING
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