26th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (San Francisco, CA, USA - May 22-25, 2014)

Poster

Personality Differences of Self-Identified Canine and Feline Lovers

Poster Session XII - Board: XII- 060
Saturday, May 24, 2014, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
APS Exhibit Hall-Grand Ballroom

Denise Guastello
Carroll University

Sara Braun
Carroll University

Jose Gutierrez
Carroll University

Kristen Johnston Johnston
Carroll University

Brianna Olbinski
Carroll University

The differences between people who consider themselves “dog persons” and “cat persons” is a common discussion topic. Research has been conducted using the Big Five Personality Inventory while this study uses Cattell’s 16PF. Data was collected from 600 Midwestern participants. Significant personality differences were found between dog and cat persons.

 
Subject Area: Personality/Emotion
Keywords: Personality

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