Factorial structure and age-related psychometrics of the MIDUS personality adjective items across the life span.

@article{Zimprich2012FactorialSA,
  title={Factorial structure and age-related psychometrics of the MIDUS personality adjective items across the life span.},
  author={Daniel Zimprich and Mathias Allemand and Margie Lachman},
  journal={Psychological assessment},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={173-86}
}
The present study addresses issues of measurement invariance and comparability of factor parameters of Big Five personality adjective items across age. Data from the Midlife in the United States (MIDUS) survey were used to investigate age-related developmental psychometrics of the MIDUS personality adjective items in 2 large cross-sectional samples (exploratory sample: N = 862; analysis sample: N = 3,000). After having established and replicated a comprehensive 5-factor structure of the measure… CONTINUE READING

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