Frank M Spinath

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bielefeld
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint German Observational Study of Adult Twins (GOSAT): a multimodal investigation of personality, temperament and cognitive ability
    Frank M Spinath
    Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    Twin Res 5:372-5. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Life events as environmental States and genetic traits and the role of personality: a longitudinal twin study
    Christian Kandler
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Universitatsstr 25, 33615, Bielefeld, Germany
    Behav Genet 42:57-72. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The genetic and environmental origins of language disability and ability
    Frank M Spinath
    Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    Child Dev 75:445-54. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Substantial genetic influence on mild mental impairment in early childhood
    Frank M Spinath
    Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    Am J Ment Retard 109:34-43. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint A behavioral genetic study of the overlap between personality and parenting
    Frank M Spinath
    Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Germany
    J Pers 71:785-808. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Sources of cumulative continuity in personality: a longitudinal multiple-rater twin study
    Christian Kandler
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Universitatsstrasse 25, Bielefeld, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 98:995-1008. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Nature and nurture of the interplay between personality traits and major life goals
    Wiebke Bleidorn
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Universitaetsstrasse 25, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:366-79. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Patterns and sources of adult personality development: growth curve analyses of the NEO PI-R scales in a longitudinal twin study
    Wiebke Bleidorn
    Department of Psychology, Saarland University, Saarbrucken, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:142-55. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on personality profile stability: unraveling the normativeness problem
    Wiebke Bleidorn
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Universitaetsstrasse 25, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany
    J Pers 80:1029-60. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on Person x Situation profiles
    Peter Borkenau
    Department of Psychology, Martin Luther Universitat, Halle, Germany
    J Pers 74:1451-80. 2006

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint German Observational Study of Adult Twins (GOSAT): a multimodal investigation of personality, temperament and cognitive ability
    Frank M Spinath
    Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    Twin Res 5:372-5. 2002
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  2. doi request reprint Life events as environmental States and genetic traits and the role of personality: a longitudinal twin study
    Christian Kandler
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Universitatsstr 25, 33615, Bielefeld, Germany
    Behav Genet 42:57-72. 2012
    ..The results support the concept of genotype-environment correlation as a propulsive mechanism of development...
  3. ncbi request reprint The genetic and environmental origins of language disability and ability
    Frank M Spinath
    Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    Child Dev 75:445-54. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Substantial genetic influence on mild mental impairment in early childhood
    Frank M Spinath
    Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    Am J Ment Retard 109:34-43. 2004
    ..49, which is significantly greater than heritability for the rest of the population in early childhood. These results suggest that mild mental impairment is a good target for neuroscience research on global brain function and dysfunction...
  5. ncbi request reprint A behavioral genetic study of the overlap between personality and parenting
    Frank M Spinath
    Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Germany
    J Pers 71:785-808. 2003
    ..Results also indicated that the moderate phenotypic covariation between personality and parenting was attributed largely to nongenetic factors. Implications of the findings for research on parenting and personality are considered...
  6. doi request reprint Sources of cumulative continuity in personality: a longitudinal multiple-rater twin study
    Christian Kandler
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Universitatsstrasse 25, Bielefeld, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 98:995-1008. 2010
    ..This study's findings suggest a complex interplay between genetic and environmental factors resulting in the typical patterns of continuity in personality across young and middle adulthood...
  7. doi request reprint Nature and nurture of the interplay between personality traits and major life goals
    Wiebke Bleidorn
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Universitaetsstrasse 25, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:366-79. 2010
    ..In sum, our findings yield partial support for both of the 2 competing personality theories, suggesting a readjusted picture of the interplay between traits and goals...
  8. doi request reprint Patterns and sources of adult personality development: growth curve analyses of the NEO PI-R scales in a longitudinal twin study
    Wiebke Bleidorn
    Department of Psychology, Saarland University, Saarbrucken, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:142-55. 2009
    ..Regarding the etiology of change, the analyses uncovered a more complex picture than originally stated, as findings suggest noticeable differences between traits with respect to the magnitude of genetic and environmental effects...
  9. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on personality profile stability: unraveling the normativeness problem
    Wiebke Bleidorn
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Universitaetsstrasse 25, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany
    J Pers 80:1029-60. 2012
    ..Yet indicating a person's similarity to the average person, the normativeness of a personality profile itself has a psychological meaning beyond socially desirable responding...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on Person x Situation profiles
    Peter Borkenau
    Department of Psychology, Martin Luther Universitat, Halle, Germany
    J Pers 74:1451-80. 2006
    ..Genes accounted for about 25% of the reliable Person x Situation interactions, whereas shared environmental influences were negligible...
  11. doi request reprint Sources of variance in personality facets: a multiple-rater twin study of self-peer, peer-peer, and self-self (dis)agreement
    Christian Kandler
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Germany
    J Pers 78:1565-94. 2010
    ..This may indicate not only genetically influenced self-rater biases but also substance components specific for self- and peer raters' perspectives on traits actually measured...
  12. doi request reprint The Bielefeld Longitudinal Study of Adult Twins (BiLSAT)
    Christian Kandler
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:167-72. 2013
    ..In the current article, we briefly describe the design and contents of BiLSAT as well as some recent major findings and future plans...
  13. doi request reprint Current twin studies in Germany: report on CoSMoS, SOEP, and ChronoS
    Elisabeth Hahn
    Department of Psychology, Saarland University, Saarbruecken, Germany
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:173-8. 2013
    ..Part of the ChronoS twin sample also participated in the earlier SOEP twin study, representing a second wave of assessments. We briefly describe the design and contents of these three studies as well as selected recent findings...
  14. ncbi request reprint CoSMoS and TwinPaW: initial report on two new German twin studies
    Frank M Spinath
    Department of Psychology, Saarland University, 66041 Saarbruecken, Germany
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:787-90. 2006
    ..In this article we briefly describe the rationale and the study aims of CoSMoS and TwinPaW as well as the characteristics of the sample we have recruited so far...
  15. ncbi request reprint Thin slices of behavior as cues of personality and intelligence
    Peter Borkenau
    Department of Psychology, Martin Luther Universitat, Halle, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 86:599-614. 2004
    ..Inferences of intelligence from thin slices of behavior strongly predicted intelligence test scores. A particularly strong single predictor was how persons read short sentences...
  16. doi request reprint The complexity of personality: advantages of a genetically sensitive multi-group design
    Elisabeth Hahn
    Department of Psychology, Saarland University, Saarbruecken, Germany
    Behav Genet 42:221-33. 2012
    ..Using manifest and latent modeling of phenotypes (i.e., controlling for measurement error), we compare results from the extended sample with those from the twin sample alone and discuss implications for future research...
  17. doi request reprint The genetic links between the big five personality traits and general interest domains
    Christian Kandler
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Universitatsstrasse 25, Bielefeld, Germany
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 37:1633-43. 2011
    ..The findings suggest that interests cannot easily be considered as a byproduct of the interactions between personality genotypes and the environmental influences but rather as an internal regulation of behavior with an own genetic basis...
  18. doi request reprint Personality and coping with professional demands: a behavioral genetics analysis
    Heike Maas
    Department of Psychology, Saarland University, Campus A 13, 66123 Saarbrucken, Germany
    J Occup Health Psychol 17:376-85. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that interventions should focus on work engagement, resistance to stress, and occupational attitude toward life without specific considering of personality...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is the genetic structure of human personality universal? A cross-cultural twin study from North America, Europe, and Asia
    Shinji Yamagata
    Department of Cognitive and Behavioral Science, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:987-98. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the FFM has a solid biological basis and may represent a common heritage of the human species...
  20. ncbi request reprint Twins early development study (TEDS): a multivariate, longitudinal genetic investigation of language, cognition and behavior problems in childhood
    Alexandra Trouton
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Twin Res 5:444-8. 2002
    ..DNA has been obtained so far for more than 4000 pairs and is being used initially in molecular genetic studies of language problems and hyperactivity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Twins and non-twin siblings: different estimates of shared environmental influence in early childhood
    Gesina Koeppen-Schomerus
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, PO80, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Twin Res 6:97-105. 2003
    ..Although many possibilities exist for explaining the special shared environment effect for twins, we suggest that cognitive-relevant experiences that are not shared by siblings are shared by twins because they are exactly the same age...
  22. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental mediation of the relationship between language and nonverbal impairment in 4-year-old twins
    Essi Viding
    Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:1271-82. 2003
    ..This finding held even when we excluded those children with language impairment whose nonverbal score indicated general cognitive delay. These results point to a general genetic factor that includes both language and nonverbal problems...
  23. ncbi request reprint Intelligence: genetics, genes, and genomics
    Robert Plomin
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    J Pers Soc Psychol 86:112-29. 2004
    ..Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) will integrate life sciences research on intelligence; bottom-up molecular biological research will meet top-down psychological research in the brain...
  24. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influence on language impairment in 4-year-old same-sex and opposite-sex twins
    Essi Viding
    Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:315-25. 2004
    ..We investigated the aetiology of language impairment in 579 four-year-old twins with low language performance and their co-twins, members of 160 MZ twin pairs, 131 same-sex DZ pairs and 102 opposite-sex DZ pairs...
  25. ncbi request reprint Nature, nurture and academic achievement: a twin study of teacher assessments of 7-year-olds
    Sheila O Walker
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Br J Educ Psychol 74:323-42. 2004
    ..Twin research has consistently shown substantial genetic influence on individual differences in cognitive ability; however, much less is known about the genetic and environmental aetiologies of school achievement...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between polymorphisms of the dopamine D4 receptor gene and personality
    Alexander Strobel
    Institute of Psychology II, Dresden University of Technology, D 01062 Dresden, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 47:52-6. 2003
    ..Hence, our data do not provide evidence for a role of DRD4 exon III and the -521C/T polymorphism in the modulation of novelty seeking and extraversion...
  27. ncbi request reprint Genetic influences on early word recognition abilities and disabilities: a study of 7-year-old twins
    Nicole Harlaar
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:373-84. 2005
    ..A fundamental issue for child psychology concerns the origins of individual differences in early reading development...
  28. ncbi request reprint Genetics of intelligence
    Ian J Deary
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 14:690-700. 2006
    ..After an overview of candidate gene associations with intelligence test scores, there is a discussion of whole-genome linkage and association studies, the first of which have only recently appeared...