The "little five": exploring the nomological network of the five-factor model of personality in adolescent boys.

@article{John1994TheF,
  title={The "little five": exploring the nomological network of the five-factor model of personality in adolescent boys.},
  author={O. John and A. Caspi and R. Robins and T. Moffitt and M. Stouthamer-Loeber},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1994},
  volume={65 1},
  pages={
          160-78
        }
}
The California Child Q-set (CCQ) was used to explore the structure of personality in early adolescence and to develop scales to measure the "Big Five" dimensions: Extraversion, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Neuroticism, and Openness to Experience. Mothers provided Q-sorts of 350 ethnically diverse boys between 12 and 13 years old. Analyses of the construct validity of the scales provided a nomological network relating the Big Five to theoretically and socially important criterion variables… Expand
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