Personality and Individual Differences

@inproceedings{Rushton2008PersonalityAI,
  title={Personality and Individual Differences},
  author={J. P. Rushton and Paul Irwing},
  year={2008}
}
In two studies, we used structural equation models to test the hypothesis that a General Factor of Personality (GFP) occupies the apex of the hierarchy of personality. In Study 1, we found a GFP that explained 45% of the reliable variance in a model that went from the Big Five to the Big Two to the Big One in the 14 studies of inter-scale correlations (N = 4496) assembled by Digman (1997). A higher order factor of Alpha/ Stability was defined by Conscientiousness, Emotional Stability, and… CONTINUE READING

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