Implementing a five-factor personality inventory for use on the internet

Buchanan, Tom, Johnson, John A. and Goldberg, Lewis R. (2005) Implementing a five-factor personality inventory for use on the internet. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 21 (2). pp. 115-127. ISSN 1015-5759

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A short five-factor personality inventory developed from the International Personality Item Pool (IPIP) was implemented as an online questionnaire and completed by 2,448 participants. Following factor analyses, a revised version was created with acceptable reliability and factor univocal scales. As preliminary evidence of construct validity, support was found for 25 hypothesized links with self-reports of relevant behaviors and demographic variables. In a replication using a different recruiting strategy to test for differences due to motivational factors, similar results were obtained. This set of scales appears to provide acceptable measures of the Five-Factor Model for use in internet-mediated research.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Internet, Five-Factor, personality, assessment
Subjects: University of Westminster > Social Sciences and Humanities
Depositing User: Miss Nina Watts
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2009 14:48

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