publication . Other literature type . Article . 2008

Age differences in five personality domains across the life span.

Allemand, Mathias; Zimprich, D; Hendriks, A A J;
  • Published: 01 May 2008
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
The present study addresses the issue of age differences in 5 personality domains across the-life span in a cross-sectional study. In contrast to most previous studies, the present study follows a methodologically more rigorous approach to warrant that age-related differences in personality structure and mean level can be meaningfully compared. It uses data on 50 items of the Five-Factor Personality Inventory (FFPI) available from a study in a large and representative Dutch sample (N = 2,494; age range: 16 to 91 years) conducted in 1996 for the purpose of establishing norms for the FFPI. After having established strict measurement invariance, tests were made for...
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free text keywords: Institute of Psychology, 150 Psychology, Life-span and Life-course Studies, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Demography, Developmental psychology, Life span, Personality development, Personality, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Young adult, Age groups, Personality Assessment Inventory, Social psychology, Psychology, Measurement invariance, Big Five personality traits, personality domains, personality change, age differences, life span development, LINEAR MODELING ANALYSES, NEO-PI-R, 5-FACTOR MODEL, OLD-AGE, FACTORIAL INVARIANCE, PROCESSING SPEED, MIDDLE ADULTHOOD, INVENTORY FFPI, TRAITS
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2008

Age differences in five personality domains across the life span.

Allemand, Mathias; Zimprich, D; Hendriks, A A J;