The Five Factor Model and impulsivity: using a structural model of personality to understand impulsivity

@article{Whiteside2001TheFF,
  title={The Five Factor Model and impulsivity: using a structural model of personality to understand impulsivity},
  author={S. Whiteside and D. Lynam},
  journal={Personality and Individual Differences},
  year={2001},
  volume={30},
  pages={669-689}
}
Abstract The present project utilized the Five Factor Model of personality (FFM; McCrae & Costa, 1990 ) to clarify the multi-faceted nature of impulsivity. The NEO-PI-R and a number of commonly used impulsivity measures were administered to over 400 young adults. Exploratory factor analyses identified four distinct personality facets associated with impulsive-like behavior which were labeled urgency, (lack of) premeditation, (lack of) perseverance, and sensation seeking. Each of these traits… Expand
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