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Fundamental challenges of contemporary “personality” research

Fundamental challenges of contemporary “personality” research

Uher, Jana ORCID: 0000-0003-2450-4943 (2014) Fundamental challenges of contemporary “personality” research. Physics of Life Reviews, 11 (4). pp. 695-696. ISSN 1571-0645 (Print), 1873-1457 (Online) (doi:

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The growing interest in “personality” from scientists of ever more diverse fields demands conceptual integrations—and reveals fundamental challenges. For what is “personality” given that “it” is explored in humans and nonhuman species, that people encode “it” in their everyday language, scientists seek “it” in the brain and study “it” primarily with rating scales?

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personality taxonomy; Transdisciplinary Philosophy-of-Science Paradigm for Research on Individuals (TPS-Paradigm); Between-individual/within-individual differences; Five Factor Model; Big Five Model; Standardised questionnaire
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Human Sciences (HUM)
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