M Brent Donnellan

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Affiliation: Michigan State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Age differences in the Big Five across the life span: evidence from two national samples
    M Brent Donnellan
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:558-66. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Genes, personality, and attachment in adults: a multivariate behavioral genetic analysis
    M Brent Donnellan
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:3-16. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Personality, family history, and competence in early adult romantic relationships
    M Brent Donnellan
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 88:562-76. 2005
  4. pmc Personal characteristics and resilience to economic hardship and its consequences: conceptual issues and empirical illustrations
    M Brent Donnellan
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    J Pers 77:1645-76. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The mini-IPIP scales: tiny-yet-effective measures of the Big Five factors of personality
    M Brent Donnellan
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48823, USA
    Psychol Assess 18:192-203. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Personality development from late adolescence to young adulthood: differential stability, normative maturity, and evidence for the maturity-stability hypothesis
    M Brent Donnellan
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48823, USA
    J Pers 75:237-63. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Psychometric characteristics and clinical correlates of NEO-PI-R fearless dominance and impulsive antisociality in the Collaborative Longitudinal Personality Disorders Study
    Edward A Witt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, 231Psychology Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:559-68. 2010
  8. pmc Ten-year rank-order stability of personality traits and disorders in a clinical sample
    Christopher J Hopwood
    Psychology Department, Michigan State University Psychological Clinic, Psychology Building, 316 Physics Room 107A, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Pers 81:335-44. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The validity of the Personality Diagnostic Questionnaire-4 Narcissistic Personality Disorder scale for assessing pathological grandiosity
    Christopher J Hopwood
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, Psychology Building, 316 Physics Room 107A, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Pers Assess 95:274-83. 2013
  10. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on personality trait stability and growth during the transition to adulthood: a three-wave longitudinal study
    Christopher J Hopwood
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 100:545-56. 2011

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Publications43

  1. pmc Age differences in the Big Five across the life span: evidence from two national samples
    M Brent Donnellan
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:558-66. 2008
    ..Neither gender nor education level were consistent moderators of age differences in the Big Five...
  2. ncbi request reprint Genes, personality, and attachment in adults: a multivariate behavioral genetic analysis
    M Brent Donnellan
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:3-16. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Personality, family history, and competence in early adult romantic relationships
    M Brent Donnellan
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 88:562-76. 2005
    ..Discussion further develops an account of relationship success and dysfunction that integrates proximal factors, such as couple interactions, with more distal factors such as personality and socialization experiences...
  4. pmc Personal characteristics and resilience to economic hardship and its consequences: conceptual issues and empirical illustrations
    M Brent Donnellan
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    J Pers 77:1645-76. 2009
    ..These preliminary findings support the hypothesized model and extend research concerning the life course outcomes associated with personal characteristics...
  5. ncbi request reprint The mini-IPIP scales: tiny-yet-effective measures of the Big Five factors of personality
    M Brent Donnellan
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48823, USA
    Psychol Assess 18:192-203. 2006
    ..Collectively, these results indicate that the Mini-IPIP is a psychometrically acceptable and practically useful short measure of the Big Five factors of personality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Personality development from late adolescence to young adulthood: differential stability, normative maturity, and evidence for the maturity-stability hypothesis
    M Brent Donnellan
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48823, USA
    J Pers 75:237-63. 2007
    ..These maturity-stability effects held when parent reports were used to assess personality. All told, there was evidence of both stability and change in personality during the transition to adulthood...
  7. doi request reprint Psychometric characteristics and clinical correlates of NEO-PI-R fearless dominance and impulsive antisociality in the Collaborative Longitudinal Personality Disorders Study
    Edward A Witt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, 231Psychology Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:559-68. 2010
    ..Moreover, these measures demonstrated an appreciable degree of incremental validity over the NEO-PI-R profile-rating approach...
  8. pmc Ten-year rank-order stability of personality traits and disorders in a clinical sample
    Christopher J Hopwood
    Psychology Department, Michigan State University Psychological Clinic, Psychology Building, 316 Physics Room 107A, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Pers 81:335-44. 2013
    ..This study compares the 10-year retest stability of normal traits, pathological traits, and personality disorder dimensions in a clinical sample...
  9. doi request reprint The validity of the Personality Diagnostic Questionnaire-4 Narcissistic Personality Disorder scale for assessing pathological grandiosity
    Christopher J Hopwood
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, Psychology Building, 316 Physics Room 107A, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Pers Assess 95:274-83. 2013
    ..These findings are useful for evaluating the PDQ-4 NPD scale and for informing ongoing debates regarding how to define and assess pathological narcissism...
  10. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on personality trait stability and growth during the transition to adulthood: a three-wave longitudinal study
    Christopher J Hopwood
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 100:545-56. 2011
    ..Overall, these genetically informed results support a life-course perspective on personality development during the transition to adulthood...
  11. pmc Adolescent personality as a prospective predictor of parenting: an interactionist perspective
    Christopher J Trentacosta
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:721-30. 2010
    ..The findings suggest that promoting adaptive personality traits during childhood and adolescence may help delay early entry into parenthood, promote higher SES, and, indirectly, foster more positive parenting of young children...
  12. pmc Does marriage inhibit antisocial behavior?: An examination of selection vs causation via a longitudinal twin design
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:1309-15. 2010
    ..Although often interpreted as a causal association, marriage is not a random event. As such, the association may stem from selection processes, whereby men less inclined toward antisocial behavior are more likely to marry...
  13. pmc Evaluating the link between self-esteem and temperament in Mexican origin early adolescents
    Richard W Robins
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    J Adolesc 33:403-10. 2010
    ..The present study contributes to an emerging understanding of the link between self-esteem and temperament, and provides much needed data on the nature of self-esteem in ethnic minority populations...
  14. doi request reprint Personality heterogeneity in PTSD: distinct temperament and interpersonal typologies
    Katherine M Thomas
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University
    Psychol Assess 26:23-34. 2014
    ..We discuss the potential for integrating these complementary temperament and interpersonal typologies in the clinical assessment of PTSD...
  15. doi request reprint Predicting relationship and life satisfaction from personality in nationally representative samples from three countries: the relative importance of actor, partner, and similarity effects
    Portia S Dyrenforth
    Department of Psychology, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY 14456, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:690-702. 2010
    ..Couple similarity consistently explained less than .5% of the variance in life and relationship satisfaction after controlling for actor and partner effects...
  16. ncbi request reprint Low self-esteem is related to aggression, antisocial behavior, and delinquency
    M Brent Donnellan
    Department of Psycholgy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:328-35. 2005
    ..Discussion focuses on clarifying the relations among self-esteem, narcissism, and externalizing problems...
  17. doi request reprint Dependability of personality, life satisfaction, and affect in short-term longitudinal data
    Ivana Anusic
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, Psychology Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Pers 80:33-58. 2012
    ..We discuss these findings in terms of their implications for the continuum of consistency and for the practical issue of selecting retest intervals for dependability analyses...
  18. pmc Development of the Brief Romantic Relationship Interaction Coding Scheme (BRRICS)
    Mikhila N Humbad
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Fam Psychol 25:759-69. 2011
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  19. doi request reprint Personality development across the life span: longitudinal analyses with a national sample from Germany
    Richard E Lucas
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:847-61. 2011
    ..Mean levels of Conscientiousness increased among young adults and then decreased among older adults. Trajectories for Neuroticism were relatively flat, with slight increases during middle age and a slight decline in late life...
  20. doi request reprint Age differences in personality: evidence from a nationally representative Australian sample
    Richard E Lucas
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Dev Psychol 45:1353-63. 2009
    ..Thus, investigations of narrower aspects of personality may reveal more nuanced age differences and may begin to explain contradictory results from different studies...
  21. pmc Age-of-onset or behavioral sub-types? A prospective comparison of two approaches to characterizing the heterogeneity within antisocial behavior
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 39:633-44. 2011
    ..Such findings suggest that the behavioral sub-types of antisocial behavior may be a stronger predictor of later antisocial outcomes than is its age-of-onset...
  22. doi request reprint What does the narcissistic personality inventory really measure?
    Robert A Ackerman
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Assessment 18:67-87. 2011
    ..In light of the findings, we propose a hierarchical model for the structure of the NPI and provide researchers with a scoring scheme for this commonly used instrument...
  23. doi request reprint Stability and change in the Big Five personality domains: evidence from a longitudinal study of Australians
    Jessica Wortman
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychol Aging 27:867-74. 2012
    ..For three of the Big Five domains (Extraversion, Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness), age-related differences appeared to be somewhat more pronounced before age 30 than after age 30...
  24. doi request reprint An item response theory analysis of the narcissistic personality inventory
    Robert A Ackerman
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University
    J Pers Assess 94:141-55. 2012
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  25. pmc Evidence for the criterion validity and clinical utility of the Pathological Narcissism Inventory
    Katherine M Thomas
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    Assessment 19:135-45. 2012
    ..These results provide further evidence regarding the validity and utility of the narcissistic grandiosity and narcissistic vulnerability constructs as measured by the PNI...
  26. pmc Positive-engagement behaviors in observed family interactions: a social relations perspective
    Robert A Ackerman
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, MI, USA
    J Fam Psychol 25:719-30. 2011
    ..Finally, results highlighted the relative distinctiveness of the marital and sibling relationships, as well as the existence of reciprocity within these dyads...
  27. pmc The stability of personality traits in individuals with borderline personality disorder
    Christopher J Hopwood
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824 1116, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:806-15. 2009
    ..Finally, the BPD group was less stable in terms of the ipsative configuration of FFM facet-level profiles than was the other PD group over time. Results point to the importance of personality trait instability in characterizing BPD...
  28. doi request reprint Development and validation of the Subtypes of Antisocial Behavior Questionnaire
    S Alexandra Burt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Aggress Behav 35:376-98. 2009
    ..In short, it appears that the STAB is a brief and useful measure that can be used to differentiate and assess physically aggressive, rule-breaking, and socially aggressive forms of antisocial behavior...
  29. doi request reprint Growth curve models for indistinguishable dyads using multilevel modeling and structural equation modeling: the case of adolescent twins' conflict with their mothers
    Deborah A Kashy
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:316-29. 2008
    ..They illustrate modeling issues using an overtime study of adolescent twins' conflict with their mothers, a substantively important topic given the enduring interest in parent-child relationships during adolescence...
  30. pmc Assessment of Fearless Dominance and Impulsive Antisociality via normal personality measures: convergent validity, criterion validity, and developmental change
    Edward A Witt
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    J Pers Assess 91:265-76. 2009
    ..Collectively, these results provide important information about the assessment of FD and IA...
  31. ncbi request reprint How should the internal structure of personality inventories be evaluated?
    Christopher J Hopwood
    Michigan State University, Department of Psychology, East Lansing, MI 48824 1116, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 14:332-46. 2010
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  32. doi request reprint "Positive-engagement behaviors in observed family interactions: A social relations perspective": Correction to Ackerman, Kashy, Donnellan, and Conger (2011)
    Robert A Ackerman
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University
    J Fam Psychol 26:936. 2012
    ..Finally, results highlighted the relative distinctiveness of the marital and sibling relationships, as well as the existence of reciprocity within these dyads. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)...
  33. doi request reprint Parent-child relations and psychological adjustment among high-achieving Chinese and European American adolescents
    Desiree Baolian Qin
    Michigan State University, USA
    J Adolesc 35:863-73. 2012
    ....
  34. pmc Externalizing psychopathology and marital adjustment in long-term marriages: results from a large combined sample of married couples
    Mikhila N Humbad
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:151-62. 2010
    ..These results highlight the importance of examining the presence of externalizing psychopathology and the personality attributes of both members of a dyad when considering psychological predictors of marital adjustment...
  35. ncbi request reprint Optimism: an enduring resource for romantic relationships
    Kimberly K Assad
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 93:285-97. 2007
    ..Moreover, optimism predicted relative increases in relationship satisfaction over a 2-year interval. All told, these results suggest that optimism may serve as an enduring resource for romantic unions...
  36. ncbi request reprint Reporting and interpreting research in PSPB: practices, principles, and pragmatics
    Deborah A Kashy
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 35:1131-42. 2009
    ..These suggestions emphasize ways to increase transparency in research reports. Transparency facilitates replication and a critical evaluation of research, thereby promoting scientific progress...
  37. ncbi request reprint Stability of self-esteem across the life span
    Kali H Trzesniewski
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis 95616 8686, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:205-20. 2003
    ..This trend could not be explained by age differences in the reliability of self-esteem measures, and generally replicated across gender, ethnicity, self-esteem scale, nationality (U.S. vs. non-U.S.), and year of publication...
  38. ncbi request reprint Low self-esteem during adolescence predicts poor health, criminal behavior, and limited economic prospects during adulthood
    Kali H Trzesniewski
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 42:381-90. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that low self-esteem during adolescence predicts negative real-world consequences during adulthood...
  39. ncbi request reprint Differences in personality and patterns of recidivism between early starters and other serious male offenders
    Xiaojia Ge
    Department of Human and Community Development, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 31:68-77. 2003
    ..Moreover, results indicated that early starters were at a significantly higher risk for recidivism than later starters, both at a 15-month and a 20-year follow-up...
  40. pmc Family and individual difference predictors of trait aspects of negative interpersonal behaviors during emerging adulthood
    Holly Hatton
    Department of Human and Community Development, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:448-55. 2008
    ..All told, these results indicate that TSO models can be helpful tools for understanding the developmental antecedents of the trait-like aspects of interpersonal processes...
  41. ncbi request reprint An interactionist perspective on the socioeconomic context of human development
    Rand D Conger
    1The Family Research Group, Department of Human and Community Development, University of California, Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 58:175-99. 2007
    ..Drawing on the combined set of research findings, the article concludes with the description of an interactionist model that serves as a heuristic for future studies of the links among SES, parenting behaviors, and child development...
  42. doi request reprint Do today's young people really think they are so extraordinary? An examination of secular trends in narcissism and self-enhancement
    Kali H Trzesniewski
    Department of Psychology, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Psychol Sci 19:181-8. 2008
    ..These results cast doubt on the belief that today's young people have increasingly inflated impressions of themselves compared with previous generations...
  43. ncbi request reprint Reciprocal influences between parents' marital problems and adolescent internalizing and externalizing behavior
    Ming Cui
    Department of Family and Child Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:1544-52. 2007
    ..In sum, the present study demonstrates that marital dissatisfaction, conflict over child rearing, and early adolescent adjustment difficulties are interwoven in a dynamic family system marked by reciprocity along these dimensions...