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Global Observer features PERSOC

The PERSOC framework is featured as Editor's Choice in the June Issue of the APS Global Observer - link (12.06.2013)

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Narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry:

New paper on the conceptualization and assessment of grandiose narcissism now in press in JPSP (13.06.2013) (more…)

new papers on lens model analyses

We have recently extended the use of the lens model for a more comprehensive understanding of personality and interpersonal perceptions at zero acquaintance. New papers include an integrative lens model approach to bias and accuracy in human inferences recently published in JPSP , an integration of the lens model with dual process models, in press in JPSP , and an overview of the use of the lens model in personality psychology including these new developments now in press in Current Directions in Psychological Science (21.12.2012) (more…)

Unified Motive Scales published (31.08.2012)

The UMS are the result of a joint analysis of 14 existing and 7 new motive scales for achievement, power, affiliation, and intimacy. Based on item response theory, they provide higher measurement precision in a wider range of the traits with fewer items than existing questionnaires. Short scales for round robin designs are available. For more details, visit UMS.

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TripleR: Paper and new version for our SRA package (14.09.2011)

A paper about TruipleR has been published in Behavior Research Methods; new version is out with many new features!

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Prof. Dr. Jaap Denissen Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Research interests

  • Personality traits
  • Self-evaluative dispositions
  • Friendship
  • Partnership
  • Family relationships
  • Groups
  • Dyadic data analyses
  • Personality processes
  • Personality development
  • Relationship development
  • Evolutionary psychology

Latest activities

  • Preparation of a research project on self-insight