Only three factors of personality description are fully replicable across languages: a comparison of 14 trait taxonomies.

@article{Raad2010OnlyTF,
  title={Only three factors of personality description are fully replicable across languages: a comparison of 14 trait taxonomies.},
  author={Boele de Raad and D. Barelds and Eveline M Levert and F. Ostendorf and B. Mla{\vc}i{\'c} and Lisa Di Blas and M. Hřeb{\'i}{\vc}kov{\'a} and Z. Szirm{\'a}k and P. Szarota and M. Perugini and A. T. Church and M. S. Katigbak},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={98 1},
  pages={
          160-73
        }
}
We tested the hypothesis that only 3 factors of personality description are replicable across many different languages if they are independently derived by a psycholexical approach. Our test was based on 14 trait taxonomies from 12 different languages. Factors were compared at each level of factor extraction with solutions with 1 to 6 factors. The 294 factors in the comparisons were identified using sets of markers of the 6-factor model by correlating the marker scales with the factors. The… Expand
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