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Effekten av neutrala påståenden på social önskvärdhet i självskattningsformulär

Persson, Olof and Rosén-Lidholm, Lovisa (2009)
Department of Psychology
Abstract
This study investigated the effect different contexts have on personality items when they are framed more neutrally. The study was based on a five-factor personality inventory originating from International Personality Item Pool. The inventory consisted of 50 original and 50 neutral personality items and in addition 28 items measuring social desirability. The sample consisted of 150 students from the Department of Psychology, Lund. The students were divided into three instruction groups differing in context. The groups were given different manipulations (no instructions, respond honestly and truthfully, & recruitment- and selection). Significant results were found between the control group and the recruitment- and selection group showing a... (More)
This study investigated the effect different contexts have on personality items when they are framed more neutrally. The study was based on a five-factor personality inventory originating from International Personality Item Pool. The inventory consisted of 50 original and 50 neutral personality items and in addition 28 items measuring social desirability. The sample consisted of 150 students from the Department of Psychology, Lund. The students were divided into three instruction groups differing in context. The groups were given different manipulations (no instructions, respond honestly and truthfully, & recruitment- and selection). Significant results were found between the control group and the recruitment- and selection group showing a lower influence from the context on neutral items in comparison with the original items. The effect was mediated by individual differences in social desirability which further indicates the importance for this factor in personality testing. (Less)
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Persson, Olof and Rosén-Lidholm, Lovisa
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Social desirability, the Five-factor model, Neutral items, Personality inventory, Psychology, Psykologi
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Swedish
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1316412
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2009-02-09 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {This study investigated the effect different contexts have on personality items when they are framed more neutrally. The study was based on a five-factor personality inventory originating from International Personality Item Pool. The inventory consisted of 50 original and 50 neutral personality items and in addition 28 items measuring social desirability. The sample consisted of 150 students from the Department of Psychology, Lund. The students were divided into three instruction groups differing in context. The groups were given different manipulations (no instructions, respond honestly and truthfully, & recruitment- and selection). Significant results were found between the control group and the recruitment- and selection group showing a lower influence from the context on neutral items in comparison with the original items. The effect was mediated by individual differences in social desirability which further indicates the importance for this factor in personality testing.},
  author       = {Persson, Olof and Rosén-Lidholm, Lovisa},
  keyword      = {Social desirability,the Five-factor model,Neutral items,Personality inventory,Psychology,Psykologi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Effekten av neutrala påståenden på social önskvärdhet i självskattningsformulär},
  year         = {2009},
}