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Hawkins, Colleen C.; Watt, Helen M. G.; Sinclair, Kenneth E. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2006
The psychometric properties of the Frost, Marten, Lahart, and Rosenblate Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale (1990) are investigated to determine its usefulness as a measurement of perfectionism with Australian secondary school girls and to find empirical support for the existence of both healthy and unhealthy types of perfectionist students.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychometrics, Multidimensional Scaling, Secondary School Students
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Balkin, Joseph – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1987
Open admission college undergraduates who were successful in college were administered the Adjective Check List, measuring Achievement, Aggression, and Deference. Achievement and Aggression accounted for 21 percent of the variance in grade point average (GPA). High School GPA was also found to account for 10 percent of the variance. (GDC)
Descriptors: Achievement Need, Aggression, Grade Point Average, Grade Prediction
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Lewis, John; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1980
For a sample of 75 female senior nursing students the Tennessee Self-Concept Scale exhibited statistically significant correlations with the Adjective Check List (ACL) scales of Endurance, Nurturance, and Affiliation. Statistically significant negative correlations were found for the ACL scales of Aggression and Succorance. (Author/BW)
Descriptors: Affiliation Need, Aggression, College Seniors, Correlation
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Kappes, Bruno M.; Parish, Thomas S. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1979
As evidence that the Personal Attribute Inventory (PAI) is a self-concept scale, the present study required 265 college students to respond to it and to the Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire (16PF). As hypothesized, the PAI was significantly related to the self-concept factor on the 16 PF. (Author/CTM)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Personality Measures, Personality Traits, Predictive Validity
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Vidoni, Dennis O. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1977
In the original item factor analysis of the Adjective Check List, evidence was found for seven main factors. In this cross-validation study, five of the seven factors were replicated: social desirability, introversion/extroversion, internal discomfort, cognitive independence, and social attractiveness. Tables with factor loadings are presented.…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Higher Education, Item Analysis, Personality Measures
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Albaum, Gerald; Baker, Kenneth – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1977
The validity of the creativity scale of the Adjective Check List was investigated with a sample of inventors and non-inventors. Eight scales of the Adjective Check List showed significant differences for the two groups, including the creativity scale. (Author/JKS)
Descriptors: Adults, Creativity, Creativity Tests, Personality Measures
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Parish, Thomas S.; Eads, Gerald M. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1977
The Personal Attribute Inventory was compared to the Adjective Check List as a measure of self concept on a sample of college students. The Personal Attribute Inventory showed strong correlation to two subscales of the Adjective Check List, and more stability over time. (JKS)
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Self Concept Measures, Test Reliability
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Williams, John E.; Best, Deborah L. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1977
Descriptions from men and women subjects of sex stereotypes using the Adjectives Check List and the favorability of stereotypical adjectives were investigated. Results showed highly similar stereotypes for both men and women subjects and no differences in overall favorability in male and female stereotypes. (Author/JKS)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Check Lists, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes
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Fiske, Donald W.; Barack, Leonard I. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1976
The diversity among interpretations of single items in personality questionnaires has been noted previously. Using adjectives from the Adjective Check List (ACL), the study sought evidence bearing on these questions: Does such diversity make the responses to an item not comparable across subjects? If so, what are the implications for scores based…
Descriptors: Adjectives, Check Lists, Individual Differences, Item Analysis