Situational similarity and personality predict behavioral consistency.

  title={Situational similarity and personality predict behavioral consistency.},
  author={Ryne A. Sherman and Christopher S. Nave and David C. Funder},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={99 2},
A new method for assessing situations is employed to examine the association between situational similarity, personality, and behavioral consistency across ecologically representative contexts. On 4 occasions across 4 weeks, 202 undergraduate participants (105 women, 97 men) wrote descriptions of a situation they had experienced the previous day. In addition, they rated its psychological features using the recently developed Riverside Situational Q-Sort (RSQ) Version 2.0 (Wagerman & Funder… CONTINUE READING
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