In the April issue of Journal of Research in Personality, we (Joseph A. Vitriol, Steven G. Ludeke and I) have an article titled Just as WEIRD? Personality traits and political attitudes among immigrant minorities. Here is the abstract: A large body of literature has examined how personality traits relate to political attitudes and behavior. However, […]
New article in European Journal of Personality: The Generalizability of Personality Effects in Politics
I have an article in the new issue of European Journal of Personality (together with Joseph A. Vitriol and Steven G. Ludeke). The article is called The Generalizability of Personality Effects in Politics. The abstract is here: A burgeoning line of research examining the relation between personality traits and political variables relies extensively on convenience […]
Big Five personality traits in non-WEIRD settings
A new study, published in Science Advances, questions the validity of the Big Five personality traits outside of Western, educated, industrialized, rich and democratic (WEIRD) populations. I was interviewed by New Scientist in order to give my take on the implications of the study. The article is available online.