Self

Increased Meta-Perceptions of Agreeableness and Extraversion Predict Partner Satisfaction

Meta-perceptions are defined as judgments made by the self about what others think about the self.  There are certain areas of personality research that may benefit from the use of meta-perceptions in addition to self- or informant-perceptions.  This research predicted partner satisfaction from meta-perceptions of personality provided by a representative community sample More

An Assessment of the Validity of a Self-Scored Creativity Test

We assessed the Purdue Creativity test’s self-scoring system by comparing self-scores of 92 AP Psychology students to the scores given by a panel of the student’s peers. We found that there was, on average, a 7.08% exaggeration of self-score as well as a positive correlation between self-scores and that exaggeration. More

Overreactions to Interpersonal Events

Participants described and answered questions about situations in which they experienced negative emotions as the result of another person’s behavior. Participants’ reactions to these situations were explained by their perceptions of social exchange rule violations, controlling for the tangible consequences of the events and effects on their self-views. Kate J. More