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Orlofsky, Jacob L.; And Others – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1977
A median split and a difference/median split method were used to classify college students into masculine, feminine, androgynous and undifferentiated sex role orientations using the Bem Sex Role Inventory. The difference/ median split procedure was more successful in discriminating between sex role groups and in predicting sex role ideology. (EVH)
Descriptors: Androgyny, Attitudes, College Students, Feminism
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Griffore, Robert J. – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1977
Three fear of success measures correlated positively with the Alpert Haber Debilitating Anxiety Scale. Correlations between the Pappo Fear of Success Questionnaire (FOS) and the Zuckerman and Allison Fear of Success Scale (FOSS) were significant and positive. The Horner Scoring System was not significantly correlated with the FOS or FOSS. (EVH)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Correlation, Failure, Fear
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Sturm, Deborah; And Others – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1977
The hypothesis that the Zax Information Prifile (ZIP) would differentiate between help-seeking college students and non-help-seeking students was supported by the data. The potential use of the ZIP as a predictor of college adjustment and as a useful entrance screening device is discussed. (Author/EVH)
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Counseling Services, Higher Education, Personality Measures
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Carlyn, Marcia – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1977
The Myers Briggs Type Indicator is a self-report inventory developed to measure variables in Carl Jung's personality typology. The four personality scales measured by the instrument, and the scoring process are described, and an extensive review of the intercorrelation, reliability, and validity research is presented. (Author/MV)
Descriptors: Correlation, Higher Education, Individual Characteristics, Individual Psychology
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Hutt, Max L.; And Others – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1977
The Adience-Abience and Psychopathology Scales of the Hutt Adaptation of the Bender-Gestalt Test (HAGBT) were administered to 120 adolescent male delinquents. Significant correlations were obtained between the two scales and recidivism; however, neither scale alone nor both scales in combination was high enough to warrant their use in prediction.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Delinquency
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Hoppe, Carl F.; Loevinger, Jane – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1977
Self and peer evaluations and experimental measures of conformity were given to 107 adolescent private school boys. Student discipline records also indicated the number of demerits. The self-report measures and the demerits showed maximum conformity between the self-protective and conscientious ego stages as measured by the Sentence Completion…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, Conformity, Developmental Stages
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Lorr, Maurice; And Others – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1977
Factor analysis was used to measure the equivalence of the personality constructs measures by four different rationally devised inventories. The tests were administered to high school and college student samples. Twelve dimensions were found to be common to two or more inventories and consistent across the two samples. (Author/MV)
Descriptors: College Students, Comparative Testing, Factor Analysis, High School Students
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Joe, Victor C.; And Others – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1977
The relationship between conservatism and openness to experience was examined. One study found that conservatism was significantly related to the scores on the Coan Experience Inventory. The other study demonstrated that high conservative subjects were less willing to volunteer for psychological experiments requiring openness. (Author/MV)
Descriptors: Adults, Attitudes, Bias, College Students
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Lira, Frank T.; And Others – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1977
State-trait anxiety and mood states in delinquents were studied by administering the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory for Children and the Profile of Mood States to 41 behavior problem adolescents, residents of a facility for youthful offenders. The correlations between the instruments, and sex difference are discussed. (Author/MV)
Descriptors: Affective Measures, Anxiety, Blacks, Delinquency
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Harris, Maxine; And Others – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1977
Four alternative cognitive assumptions concerning the fundamental meaning of events are presented: formism, or everyday thinking; mechanism, or experimental scientist's thinking; organicism, or systems thinking; and contextualism, or relational thinking. The measurement of individual preferences for these hypotheses and behavioral correlates of…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Conceptual Schemes, Counseling Effectiveness, Decision Making
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Vestewig, Richard E.; Paradise, Carol A. – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1977
Achievement motivation was successfully measured among male and female college students by having the students rate eight Thematic Apperception Test cards for similarity and scaling the results in two dimensions: number of persons and degree of strong affect. The Rorschach Inkblot Test was not effective in determining need for achievement. (CTM)
Descriptors: Achievement Need, Higher Education, Measurement Techniques, Motivation
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Gayton, William F.; And Others – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1977
The agreement between the Bem Sex Role Inventory and Jackson's Personality Research Form ANDRO Scale in designating sex role--masculine, feminine, neutral, or androgynous--was examined for 158 male and female undergraduate students. When both sexes were combined, 42 percent of the subjects fell into the same category on both tests. (Author/CTM)
Descriptors: Androgyny, Correlation, Females, Higher Education
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Garza, Raymond T.; Widlak, Frederic W. – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1977
Separate factor analyses of the results of the Rotter Internal External Locus of Control Scale administered to separate Anglo American and Chicano groups indicated cross-sample equivalence on two of the five factors. Implications for investigations of the cultural differences between Anglos and Chicanos are briefly discussed. (Author/CTM)
Descriptors: Anglo Americans, Comparative Testing, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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Hinrichsen, James J.; Stone, Lawrence – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1978
In order to assess the validity of the technique employed in selecting items for the Bem Sex Role Inventory (BSRI), 58 male and 62 female undergraduates took the BSRI under three different sets of instructions. The results support Bem's assertions that the scales are consistent with widely held sex-role stereotypes. (Author/CTM)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Response Style (Tests), Sex Differences, Sex Role
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Rosenzweig, Saul – Journal of Personality Assessment, 1978
Data are presented on the retest and split-half reliability of the Rosenzweig Picture-Frustration (P-F) Study, Children's Form, for two groups of subjects (aged 10-11 and 12-13), each group tested twice at an interval of three months. Reliability by retest was consistently higher than by the split-half method. (Author/CTM)
Descriptors: Aggression, Elementary Education, Personality Measures, Projective Measures
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