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The Newly developed competitiveness orientation measure : psychometric development and evaluation
The concept of competitiveness as a personality trait has been alluded to for over 70 years; yet, it has surprisingly been largely neglected as an individual differences variable. Instead, researchers have focused on the ...
Personality and early maladaptive schemas differentiating persons who engage in infrequent versus pathological non-suicidal self-injury
Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is used as a coping mechanism for regulating emotions and communicating distress. Research has contributed to understanding the prevalence, forms, and functions of NSSI, but little is known ...
The role of personality in predicting unsafe driver behaviour in young and older adults
Traffic-related collisions represent a considerable social and economic burden on our society. In Canada, drivers aged 16 to 19 years and 70 years or older are consistently overrepresented in victim statistics. Identified ...
The influence of personality traits on mood induction and memory
This study examines how recall measured over three time periods can be affected by mood induction, personality traits, and image characteristics. There were 101 people who participated in Session 1, 92 participants completed ...
The Role of personality on decision making under uncertainty
Dispositional characteristics appear to impact peoples' decision making when faced with situations characterised by uncertainty, a characterization of an unknown future outcome, and ambiguity, a characterisation of the ...