What changes when we attempt to measure personality outside of the contexts where the instruments were developed and validated? In episode 57, we’re joined by Karen Macours from the Paris School of Economics about her research into practical issues with using a popular Big Five personality measures outside of western, educated, industrialized, rich, and democratic settings. Her article, “Challenges to capture the big five personality traits in non-WEIRD populations”, was published with multiple co-authors on July 10, 2019 in the journal Science Advances.

Not-So Big Personality Traits? - Karen Macours
Not-So Big Personality Traits? - Karen Macours
Not-So Big Personality Traits? - Karen Macours Not-So Big Personality Traits? - Karen Macours
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Hosts / Producers

Ryan Watkins & Doug Leigh

How to Cite

Watkins, R., Leigh, D., & Macours, K.. (2019, September 3). Parsing Science – Not-So Big Personality Traits? figshare. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.9783836

Music

What’s The Angle? by Shane Ivers

Photo

Marko Freese

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