Gianvittorio Caprara

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Personalities of politicians and voters: unique and synergistic relationships
    Gianvittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:849-56. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The contribution of self-efficacy beliefs to dispositional shyness: on social-cognitive systems and the development of personality dispositions
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy
    J Pers 71:943-70. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Looking for adolescents' well-being: self-efficacy beliefs as determinants of positive thinking and happiness
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 15:30-43. 2006
  4. doi request reprint The contribution of personality traits and self-efficacy beliefs to academic achievement: a longitudinal study
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Br J Educ Psychol 81:78-96. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Mastery of negative affect: a hierarchical model of emotional self-efficacy beliefs
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Psychology Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Psychol Assess 25:105-16. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The positivity scale
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Psychol Assess 24:701-12. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Prosociality: the contribution of traits, values, and self-efficacy beliefs
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, Rome 00185, Italy
    J Pers Soc Psychol 102:1289-303. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Human optimal functioning: the genetics of positive orientation towards self, life, and the future
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Psychology Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Behav Genet 39:277-84. 2009
  9. pmc Assessing regulatory emotional self-efficacy in three countries
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Psychol Assess 20:227-37. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Individual differences conducive to aggression and violence: trajectories and correlates of irritability and hostile rumination through adolescence
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Centro Interuniversitario per la Ricerca sulla Genesi e sullo Sviluppo delle Motivazioni Prosociali e Antisociali, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    Aggress Behav 33:359-74. 2007

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Personalities of politicians and voters: unique and synergistic relationships
    Gianvittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:849-56. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint The contribution of self-efficacy beliefs to dispositional shyness: on social-cognitive systems and the development of personality dispositions
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy
    J Pers 71:943-70. 2003
    ..The broad implications of social-cognitive analyses for the study of personality development are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Looking for adolescents' well-being: self-efficacy beliefs as determinants of positive thinking and happiness
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 15:30-43. 2006
    ..Happiness has been operationalized as the difference between positive and negative affects, as they are experienced in a variety of daily situations...
  4. doi request reprint The contribution of personality traits and self-efficacy beliefs to academic achievement: a longitudinal study
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Br J Educ Psychol 81:78-96. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Mastery of negative affect: a hierarchical model of emotional self-efficacy beliefs
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Psychology Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Psychol Assess 25:105-16. 2013
    ..The various modes of emotional self-efficacy correlated in conceptually coherent ways to measures of emotional stability, irritability, depression, shyness, fearful affect, and need for reparation...
  6. doi request reprint The positivity scale
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Psychol Assess 24:701-12. 2012
    ..Psychometric findings across diverse cultural context attest to the robustness of the P Scale and to positivity as a basic disposition...
  7. doi request reprint Prosociality: the contribution of traits, values, and self-efficacy beliefs
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, Rome 00185, Italy
    J Pers Soc Psychol 102:1289-303. 2012
    ..The posited conceptual model accounted for a significant portion of variance in prosociality and provides guidance to interventions aimed at promoting prosociality...
  8. doi request reprint Human optimal functioning: the genetics of positive orientation towards self, life, and the future
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Psychology Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Behav Genet 39:277-84. 2009
    ..Furthermore, results indicated that the environmental components of the traits may overlap only modestly, and suggested that a sizeable amount of variance in the traits may be explained by environmental effects specific to each of them...
  9. pmc Assessing regulatory emotional self-efficacy in three countries
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Psychol Assess 20:227-37. 2008
    ..Stronger patterns of association of POS with prosocial behavior, of ANG with low aggressive behavior problems and irritability, and of DES with low anxiety/depressive problems and shyness and high self-esteem were found...
  10. ncbi request reprint Individual differences conducive to aggression and violence: trajectories and correlates of irritability and hostile rumination through adolescence
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    Centro Interuniversitario per la Ricerca sulla Genesi e sullo Sviluppo delle Motivazioni Prosociali e Antisociali, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    Aggress Behav 33:359-74. 2007
    ..In addition, high Irritability trajectories were associated with high physical and verbal aggression while high Hostile Rumination trajectories were associated with high levels of violent behavior...
  11. doi request reprint Juvenile firesetting in Italy: relationship to aggression, psychopathology, personality, self-efficacy, and school functioning
    Giannetta Del Bove
    La Sapienza Inter University Center for Research on the Origins of Prosocial and Antisocial Motivation, University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:235-44. 2008
    ..This highlights the importance of fire involvement in both the assessment and prediction of antisocial behavior and psychosocial adjustment in adolescence...
  12. pmc Reciprocal relations among self-efficacy beliefs and prosociality across time
    Guido Alessandri
    Psychology Department, Sapienza, University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Pers 77:1229-59. 2009
    ..The posited conceptual model accounted for a significant portion of variance in prosociality and has implications for interventions designed to promote and sustain prosociality...
  13. doi request reprint Stability and change of moral disengagement and its impact on aggression and violence in late adolescence
    Marinella Paciello
    Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Child Dev 79:1288-309. 2008
    ..The results attest that adolescents who maintained higher levels of moral disengagement were more likely to show frequent aggressive and violent acts in late adolescence...
  14. doi request reprint Higher-order factors of the big five and basic values: empirical and theoretical relations
    Michele Vecchione
    Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Br J Psychol 102:478-98. 2011
    ..The opposite pattern of relations was found for beta...
  15. doi request reprint The role of personal values and basic traits in perceptions of the consequences of immigration: a three-nation study
    Michele Vecchione
    Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Br J Psychol 103:359-77. 2012
    ..Individuals' traits of openness and agreeableness explained significant variance in security and universalism values. Basic values, in turn, explained perceptions of the consequences of immigration...
  16. ncbi request reprint Positive orientation: explorations on what is common to life satisfaction, self-esteem, and optimism
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 19:63-71. 2010
    ..Literature documents that the judgments people hold about themselves, their life, and their future are important ingredients of their psychological functioning and well-being, and are commonly related to each other...
  17. ncbi request reprint Personalizing politics: a congruency model of political preference
    Gian Vittorio Caprara
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Am Psychol 59:581-94. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Role of affective self-regulatory efficacy in diverse spheres of psychosocial functioning
    Albert Bandura
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, California 94305 2130, USA
    Child Dev 74:769-82. 2003
    ..It was accompanied by prosocial behavior and low involvement in delinquency but increased vulnerability to depression in adolescent females...