Measurement Of Personality

Peer report (heritability paper)

Self-report (item quality)


  1. fMRI; Heart rate;
  2. Skin Conductance;
  3. face width-height ratio
      • Hope, D., Bates, T. C., Dykiert, D., Der, G. and I.J., D. (2013). Bodily symmetry increases across human childhood. Early Human Development, 89. 531-535. doi. PMID.
      • Lewis, G. J., Lefevre, C. E. and Bates, T. C. (2012). Facial width-to-height ratio predicts achievement drive in US presidents. Personality and Individual Differences, 52. 855-857. doi. PMID.
      • Lefevre, C. E., Lewis, G. J., Bates, T. C., Dzhelyova, M., Coetzee, V., Deary, I. J. and Perrett, D. I. (2012). No evidence for sexual dimorphism of facial width-to-height ratio in four large adult samples. Evolution and Human Behavior, 33. 623-627. doi. [<Go to ISI>://WOS:000310668700003 PMID].

Rasch Models

  1. Inchausti, F., Mole, J., Fonseca-Pedrero, E., & Ortuno-Sierra, J. (2015). Validity of personality measurement in adults with anxiety disorders: psychometric properties of the Spanish NEO-FFI-R using Rasch analyses. Front Psychol, 6, 465. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00465 pdf.

Behavior counts (Funder)

Knowledge of Personality

  1. Can people see the real me?
  2. Do we know ourselves?