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Comparative personality research: Methodological approaches

Comparative personality research: Methodological approaches

Uher, Jana ORCID: 0000-0003-2450-4943 (2008) Comparative personality research: Methodological approaches. European Journal of Personality, 22 (5). pp. 427-455. ISSN 0890-2070 (Print), 1099-0984 (Online) (doi:

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Comparative personality research in human and nonhuman species advances many areas of empirical and theoretical research. The methodological foundations underlying these attempts to explain personality, however, remain an unpopular and often ignored topic. The target paper and this rejoinder explore three methodological core issues in the philosophy of science for comparative personality research: Conceptualising personality variation, identifying domains of variation and measuring variation. Clear distinctions among these issues may help to avoid misunderstandings among different disciplines concerned with personality.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: animal personality, big five model, bottom–up approach, evolution, methodology, personality structure, personality models, personality taxonomies, individual differences, personality taxonomy, methodological approach, personality psychology, lexical approach
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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