Sex Differences

Big Five differences

  1. Weisberg, Y. J., DeYoung, C. G., & Hirsh, J. B. (2011). Gender differences in personality across the ten aspects of the Big Five. Frontiers in psychology, 2, 178.
  2. Del Giudice, M., Booth, T., & Irwing, P. (2012). The distance between Mars and Venus: Measuring global sex differences in personality. PloS one, 7(1), e29265.
      1. Recent replication (Kaiser, T., Del Giudice, M., & Booth, T. (2019). Global sex differences in personality: Replication with an open online dataset. Journal of personality.)
  3. Costa Jr, P. T., Terracciano, A., & McCrae, R. R. (2001). Gender differences in personality traits across cultures: robust and surprising findings. Journal of personality and social psychology, 81(2), 322.


  1. Morris, M. L. (2016). Vocational interests in the United States: Sex, age, ethnicity, and year effects. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63(5), 604.

Previous talks

  1. Sex differences in personality