Personality predictors of extreme response style.

  title={Personality predictors of extreme response style.},
  author={Bobby Naemi and Daniel J. Beal and Stephanie C Payne},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  volume={77 1},
Extreme response style (ERS) refers to the tendency to overuse the endpoints of Likert-type scales. This study examined the extent to which ERS is accounted for by measures of personality, specifically, intolerance of ambiguity, simplistic thinking, and decisiveness. One hundred and sixteen pairs of undergraduate students and one of their respective peers completed a battery of questionnaires assessing these personality measures, alongside three measures of extreme responding. Results indicate… 

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