The non-evaluative circumplex of personality adjectives.

  title={The non-evaluative circumplex of personality adjectives.},
  author={Gerard Saucier and Fritz Ostendorf and Dean Peabody},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  volume={69 4},
In judgments about personality, descriptive and evaluative aspects are ordinarily combined; separating them can be important both theoretically and practically. Study 1 showed that two similar descriptive factors can be found in analyses of personality terms, selected independently in English and in German and using different methods to control for evaluation. The factors relate to two pairs of independent axes suggested by previous work: Assertive-Unassertive and Tight-Loose, or alternatively… CONTINUE READING


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