Adrian Furnham

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi Creativity, intelligence, and personality: a critical review of the scattered literature
    Mark Batey
    Manchester Business School
    Genet Soc Gen Psychol Monogr 132:355-429. 2006
  2. ncbi Parents think their sons are brighter than their daughters: sex differences in parental self-estimations and estimations of their children's multiple intelligences
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    J Genet Psychol 163:24-39. 2002
  3. doi Self- and other-estimates of multiple abilities in Britain and Turkey: a cross-cultural comparison of subjective ratings of intelligence
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Psychol 44:434-42. 2009
  4. doi A cross-cultural comparison of British and Pakistani medical students' understanding of schizophrenia
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H OAP, UK
    Psychiatry Res 159:308-19. 2008
  5. ncbi Demographic correlates of just world and unjust beliefs in an Austrian sample
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rep 105:989-94. 2009
  6. doi Sex differences in estimating multiple intelligences in self and others: a replication in Russia
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Psychol 47:448-59. 2012
  7. doi Psychiatric and psychotherapeutic literacy: attitudes to, and knowledge of, psychotherapy
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 55:525-37. 2009
  8. ncbi A cross-cultural investigation into the relationships between personality traits and work values
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    J Psychol 139:5-32. 2005
  9. ncbi Parents' estimations of their own intelligence and that of their children: a comparison between English and Icelandic parents
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Scand J Psychol 48:289-98. 2007
  10. ncbi Are modern health worries, personality and attitudes to science associated with the use of complementary and alternative medicine?
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 12:229-43. 2007

Collaborators

  • Viren Swami
  • K V Petrides
  • Stefan Stieger
  • Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
  • Martin J Tovee
  • Ioannis Tsaousis
  • PHILLIP ACKERMAN
  • Felix Neto
  • Bruce D Kirkcaldy
  • Helen Cheng
  • Rebecca Sixsmith
  • Su Anne Chua
  • Mark Batey
  • W A Arrindell
  • Jorg Richter
  • C Sica
  • N Bages
  • V E Caballo
  • A Buchanan
  • R Gillholm
  • J Castro
  • F Zaldivar
  • W Frindte
  • M Surman
  • Robert J Edelmann
  • J Kallai
  • Tian P S Oei
  • Jan van der Ende
  • T Gärling
  • J Kenardy
  • W R Crozier
  • Vicente E Caballo
  • I Montgomery
  • E Kasielke
  • T P S Oei
  • Barbara L Hudson
  • S Iwawaki
  • Martin Eisemann
  • M Peter
  • L A Recinos
  • R J Edelmann
  • M G Calvo
  • J C Richards
  • M Gustafsson
  • J van der Ende
  • C Hatzichristou
  • D Pennington
  • A Liddell
  • M Johnston
  • B L Hudson
  • M Davis
  • M Eisemann
  • J Richter
  • O Rydén
  • Lya Feldman
  • B Torres
  • M A Simon
  • R J Farrer
  • K R Bridges
  • P Harris
  • Saburo Iwawaki
  • Barbara Torres
  • R Bentall
  • Claudio Sica
  • C C Leong
  • W Ray Crozier
  • L Felman
  • G Canalda
  • G Aguilar
  • P Gaszner
  • S B Hansson
  • D L Palenzuela
  • E Sanavio
  • Nuri Bagés
  • M J Pickersgill
  • Ezio Sanavio

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. ncbi Creativity, intelligence, and personality: a critical review of the scattered literature
    Mark Batey
    Manchester Business School
    Genet Soc Gen Psychol Monogr 132:355-429. 2006
    ..The authors also present recommendations for the future study of creativity...
  2. ncbi Parents think their sons are brighter than their daughters: sex differences in parental self-estimations and estimations of their children's multiple intelligences
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    J Genet Psychol 163:24-39. 2002
    ..The findings are interpreted in terms of sociocultural and familial influences and the possibility of actual sex differences in particular abilities...
  3. doi Self- and other-estimates of multiple abilities in Britain and Turkey: a cross-cultural comparison of subjective ratings of intelligence
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Psychol 44:434-42. 2009
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the growing literature in the field...
  4. doi A cross-cultural comparison of British and Pakistani medical students' understanding of schizophrenia
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H OAP, UK
    Psychiatry Res 159:308-19. 2008
    ..Results confirm previous European-Asian difference in the understanding of the cause, manifestation and cure of schizophrenia. The impact of traditional and Western cultural influences on British Pakistanis is considered...
  5. ncbi Demographic correlates of just world and unjust beliefs in an Austrian sample
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rep 105:989-94. 2009
    ....
  6. doi Sex differences in estimating multiple intelligences in self and others: a replication in Russia
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Psychol 47:448-59. 2012
    ..Results were discussed in relation to the influence of gender role stereotypes on lay conception of intelligence across cultures...
  7. doi Psychiatric and psychotherapeutic literacy: attitudes to, and knowledge of, psychotherapy
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 55:525-37. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi A cross-cultural investigation into the relationships between personality traits and work values
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    J Psychol 139:5-32. 2005
    ..As a result of the 2 studies, the authors concluded that there are robust associations between certain personality traits and work values, although they do not clearly follow the intrinsic vs. extrinsic distinction...
  9. ncbi Parents' estimations of their own intelligence and that of their children: a comparison between English and Icelandic parents
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Scand J Psychol 48:289-98. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi Are modern health worries, personality and attitudes to science associated with the use of complementary and alternative medicine?
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 12:229-43. 2007
    ..This study set out to test whether belief in, and use of CAM was significantly associated with high levels of MHWs, a high level of neuroticism and sceptical attitudes towards science...
  11. ncbi Young people's recognition and understanding of schizophrenia: a cross-cultural study of young people from Britain and Nigeria
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 53:430-46. 2007
    ..This cross-cultural study set out to compare the beliefs about the manifestations, causes and treatment of schizophrenia in a similar sample of 95 Nigerian and 76 British (western control) young people in their respective countries...
  12. ncbi Estimating one's own and one's relatives' multiple intelligence: a study from Argentina
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WCIH OAP, United Kingdom
    Span J Psychol 8:12-20. 2005
    ..British participants tended to give significantly higher self-estimates than for relatives, though the pattern was generally similar. Results are discussed in terms of the studies in the field...
  13. ncbi Male physical attractiveness in Britain and Greece: a cross-cultural study
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    J Soc Psychol 147:15-26. 2007
    ..However, there were also cross-cultural differences: The Greek women showed a stronger preference for a lower WCR and smaller overall body weight than did the British women. The authors considered possible explanations of these findings...
  14. ncbi Attitudes and beliefs towards complementary and alternative medicine (CAM): a cross-cultural approach comparing Singapore and the United Kingdom
    Su Anne Chua
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1 H OAP, UK
    Complement Ther Med 16:247-53. 2008
    ..Explanations for this observation include the differences in availability and accessibility of CAM in each country, as well as the medical models that are valued and supported in each culture...
  15. doi Typical intellectual engagement, Big Five personality traits, approaches to learning and cognitive ability predictors of academic performance
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Educ Psychol 79:769-82. 2009
    ..This paper examines the incremental validity of five psychometric tests and the sex and age of pupils to predict their General Certificate in Secondary Education (GCSE) test results...
  16. ncbi A cross-cultural comparison of British and Chinese beliefs about the causes, behaviour manifestations and treatment of schizophrenia
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H OAP, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Res 151:123-38. 2007
    ..The relevance between investigating beliefs of schizophrenia and treatment of psychiatric disorders for clinical practice is also highlighted...
  17. doi A cross-cultural study of attitudes toward and beliefs about, male homosexuality
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Homosex 56:299-318. 2009
    ..However, while British supported biological models, Japanese' attitudes ranged widely from social, biological, to cognitive accounts. Implications for approaches to overcome social stigma in the Japanese society are discussed...
  18. ncbi A fair day's wage? Perceptions of public sector pay
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Psychol Rep 105:957-69. 2009
    ..The implications of this research on public attitudes toward wage determination are discussed, and avenues for further research highlighted...
  19. ncbi Sex, IQ, and emotional intelligence
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Psychol Rep 105:1092-4. 2009
    ..Pearson correlations were r = .40 and .41 between IQ test (Wonderlic Personnel Test) scores (M = 32.8) and IQ estimates (M = 27.9) and EQ estimates, respectively. Women's mean self-estimated IQ was significantly lower than men's...
  20. ncbi Body image dissatisfaction: gender differences in eating attitudes, self-esteem, and reasons for exercise
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London
    J Psychol 136:581-96. 2002
    ..Specific reasons for exercise were found to correlate with low self-esteem and disordered eating, regardless of sex. The results are discussed in relation to burgeoning published research in this area...
  21. pmc Factors influencing adult physical health after controlling for current health conditions: evidence from a british cohort
    Helen Cheng
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e66204. 2013
    ..After controlling for health conditions Emotional Stability was the strongest predictor of physical health. Implications and limitations are discussed. ..
  22. doi Lay understandings of defence mechanisms: the role of personality traits and gender
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Psychol Health Med 17:723-34. 2012
    ..e. humour, intellectualisation) than the less acceptable (pathological) defences (i.e. distortion, hypochondriasis). Implications for psychotherapy are discussed and the limitations of the study considered...
  23. ncbi Relationship among four Big Five measures of different length
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H OAP
    Psychol Rep 102:312-6. 2008
    ..Correlations varied from r = .30 to .75. Concerns and advantages of short measures are discussed...
  24. doi The portrayal of men and women in television advertisements: an updated review of 30 studies published since 2000
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Scand J Psychol 51:216-36. 2010
    ..They examined over 8,000 advertisements. National and cultural differences in gender stereotypes are also considered in the light of this data. The popularity of, and the problems associated with, the research paradigm are considered...
  25. ncbi The relative influence of facial neoteny and waist-to-hip ratio on judgements of female attractiveness and fecundity
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1H OAP, UK
    Psychol Health Med 11:129-41. 2006
    ..Results are interpreted in terms of neotenous facial attractiveness providing potential mates with information concerning phenotypic and genetic quality...
  26. ncbi Patient preferences for medical doctors
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 11:439-49. 2006
    ..Overall, there were more significant effects in general practitioner ratings, suggesting that people de-emphasize their preferences when selecting consultants...
  27. ncbi Self-estimates of intelligence: a study in two African countries
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Great Britain, United Kingdom
    J Psychol 138:265-85. 2004
    ..The authors discuss possible reasons for the relatively few gender differences in this study compared with other studies as well as possible reasons for the cross-cultural difference...
  28. ncbi Repressive coping style and positive self-presentation
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 8:223-49. 2003
    ..It was hypothesized that repressors would score higher than the other three groups on trait EI, self-estimated IQ and functional impulsivity, but lower on dysfunctional impulsivity...
  29. ncbi Medical students' attitudes about complementary and alternative medicine
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    J Altern Complement Med 9:275-84. 2003
    ..To compare the attitudes about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) of medical students from two different medical schools and at different stages of their medical training (first and third years)...
  30. pmc Personality traits, education, physical exercise, and childhood neurological function as independent predictors of adult obesity
    Helen Cheng
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e79586. 2013
    ....
  31. pmc Correlates of adult binge drinking: evidence from a British cohort
    Helen Cheng
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e78838. 2013
    ....
  32. ncbi Adults' understanding of child development
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rep 103:634-8. 2008
    ..This score was used as a criterion measure for a series of multiple regressions. The strongest predictor was the extent to which people had regular contact with children, indicating the role of experience...
  33. doi Lay theories of bipolar disorder: the causes, manifestations and cures for perceived bipolar disorder
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 56:255-69. 2010
    ..Theories of cause and treatment were logically correlated. Overall, the results suggest that lay people have reasonably informed beliefs about the causes and treatments of bipolar disorder, however recognition of the symptoms is poor...
  34. ncbi Contributions to the history of psychology: CXVIII. Michael Argyle, 1925-2002
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, England
    Psychol Rep 93:505-6. 2003
    ..Recollections of Michael Argyle, one of Europe's leading social psychologists, cover his life, work, and some ideas...
  35. doi The effect of French television sexual program content on the recall of sexual and nonsexual advertisements
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, England
    J Sex Res 48:590-8. 2011
    ..Males and females recalled sexual adverts equally, with no mediating effect of gender identity. Implications and limitations of the study are discussed...
  36. doi A content analysis of British food advertisements aimed at children and adults
    Rebecca Sixsmith
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Health Promot Int 25:24-32. 2010
    ..Child-focused advertisements were mainly for convenience foods and snacks which are of considerable interest to health promotion policy makers...
  37. ncbi Relationship between the MBTI and FIRO-B in a large British sample
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rep 101:970-8. 2007
    ..08). The difference scores between Wanted and Expressed on the Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation-Behavior indicated that the Thinking, Perceiving, Extraverts had the highest differences between Perceived and Wanted scores...
  38. ncbi Personality, peer relations, and self-confidence as predictors of happiness and loneliness
    Helen Cheng
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WCI 0AP, UK
    J Adolesc 25:327-39. 2002
    ..Self-rated school performance was the only direct predictor of happiness whereas general confidence and social interactions were related to adolescents' self-reported loneliness...
  39. ncbi Gender differences in self-rated and partner-rated multiple intelligences: a Portuguese replication
    Felix Neto
    Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciencias da Educacao, Universidade do Porto, Rua Dr Manuel Pereira da Silva, 4200 392 Porto, Portugal
    J Psychol 140:591-602. 2006
    ..Factor analysis of the 10 and then 8 self-estimated scores did not confirm Gardner's 3-factor classification of multiple intelligences in this sample...
  40. ncbi Gender, anxiety-depressivity and self-image among adolescents
    Bruce Kirkcaldy
    International Centre for the Study of Occupational and Mental Health, Haydnstr 61, 40593 Düsseldorf, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 18:50-8. 2003
    ..Female adolescents displayed lower self-image, lower paternal acceptance (but not maternal rejection/acceptance), lower mathematical competency, and higher linguistic competency, when compared to male adolescents...
  41. ncbi Phobic anxiety in 11 nations. Part I: Dimensional constancy of the five-factor model
    W A Arrindell
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Groningen, Heymans Institute, Grote Kruisstraat 2 I, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:461-79. 2003
    ..This opens the way to further studies that attempt to predict (on an a priori basis) cross-national variations in fear levels with dimensions of national cultures...
  42. ncbi Exploring issues of personality measurement and structure through the development of a short form of the Eysenck Personality Profiler
    K V Petrides
    School of Psychology and Human Development, Institute of Education, University of London, 25 Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AA, England, UK
    J Pers Assess 81:271-80. 2003
    ..Our discussion focuses on issues concerning personality measurement and structure, including an examination of the role of confirmatory factor analysis in personality research...
  43. ncbi Zulu mothers' beliefs about their own and their children's intelligence
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College, London
    J Soc Psychol 143:83-94. 2003
    ..Although mothers estimated their own spatial, inter-, and intrapersonal intelligence to be higher than those of their children, they also believed that their children had higher mathematical intelligence...
  44. ncbi A comparison of lay-beliefs about autism and obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 49:287-307. 2003
    ..The relevance of investigating lay beliefs of aetiology and treatment of psychiatric disorders for clinical practice is also highlighted...
  45. ncbi Incremental validity of the typical intellectual engagement scale as predictor of different academic performance measures
    Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths College, University of London, London, UK
    J Pers Assess 87:261-8. 2006
    ..Implications are discussed in light of the investment theory of intellectual competence and the utility of self-report inventories as predictors of academic achievement...
  46. ncbi Evaluating self and partner physical attractiveness
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Body Image 4:97-101. 2007
    ..In addition, the results showed that body weight and facial attractiveness were the best predictors of overall physical attractiveness. Implications of these results in terms of social biases are considered...
  47. ncbi Unattractive, promiscuous and heavy drinkers: perceptions of women with tattoos
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, United Kingdom
    Body Image 4:343-52. 2007
    ..Results are discussed in terms of stereotypes about women who have tattoos and the effects of such stereotypes on well-being...
  48. ncbi Beliefs about schizophrenia and its treatment in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 54:164-79. 2008
    ..Lay beliefs about schizophrenia have been extensively studied in cross-cultural settings, but research on ethnic differences are currently lacking...
  49. doi Personality and individual difference correlates of positive body image
    Viren Swami
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, United Kingdom
    Body Image 5:322-5. 2008
    ..In addition, higher media consumption and higher (male-stereotypic) instrumentality were associated with, but did not predict, higher body appreciation. These results are discussed in relation to the extant work on body image...
  50. ncbi A possible model for understanding the personality--intelligence interface
    Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
    Department of Psychology, University of Bath, UK
    Br J Psychol 95:249-64. 2004
    ..The presented model may, therefore, be used to explore causation and further develop theoretical approaches to understanding the relation between ability and nonability traits underlying human performance...
  51. ncbi Estimating one's own personality and intelligence scores
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, UCL, Gower Street, London WCl, UK
    Br J Psychol 95:149-60. 2004
    ..Regressing both estimated and psychometric IQ scores onto estimated and psychometric personality scores indicated that the strongest significant effect was the relationship between trait scores and self-estimated intelligence...
  52. ncbi Estimates of emotional and psychometric intelligence: evidence for gender-based stereotypes
    K V Petrides
    Department of Psychology, University College, London, England
    J Soc Psychol 144:149-62. 2004
    ....
  53. ncbi Estimating self, parental, and partner multiple intelligences: a replication in Malaysia
    Viren Swami
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, England
    J Soc Psychol 146:645-55. 2006
    ..The authors discussed results in terms of the extant cross-cultural literature in the field...