R R McCrae

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Social consequences of experiential openness
    R R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Psychol Bull 120:323-37. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Interpreting personality profiles across cultures: bilingual, acculturation, and peer rating studies of Chinese undergraduates
    R R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 74:1041-55. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Identifying causes of disagreement between self-reports and spouse ratings of personality
    R R McCrae
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pers 66:285-313. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Age differences in personality across the adult life span: parallels in five cultures
    R R McCrae
    Personality, Stress, and Coping Section, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 6825, USA
    Dev Psychol 35:466-77. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Nature over nurture: temperament, personality, and life span development
    R R McCrae
    Personality, Stress, and Coping Section, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 78:173-86. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Personality profiles and the prediction of categorical personality disorders
    R R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers 69:155-74. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint The cross-cultural generalizability of Axis-II constructs: an evaluation of two personality disorder assessment instruments in the People's Republic of China
    J Yang
    Personality, Stress, and Coping Section, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD 21224-6825, USA
    J Pers Disord 14:249-63. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Sources of structure: genetic, environmental, and artifactual influences on the covariation of personality traits
    R R McCrae
    Personality, Stress and Coping Section, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers 69:511-35. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in personality traits across cultures: robust and surprising findings
    P T Costa
    National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 81:322-31. 2001
  10. pmc National character does not reflect mean personality trait levels in 49 cultures
    A Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, Gerontology Research Center, 5600 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Science 310:96-100. 2005

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Social consequences of experiential openness
    R R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Psychol Bull 120:323-37. 1996
    ..The construct of Openness and its measures could profitably be incorporated into research conducted by social psychologists, sociologists, political scientists, anthropologists, and historians...
  2. ncbi request reprint Interpreting personality profiles across cultures: bilingual, acculturation, and peer rating studies of Chinese undergraduates
    R R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 74:1041-55. 1998
    ..Together, the 3 studies illustrate an integrated approach to interpreting personality differences across cultures...
  3. ncbi request reprint Identifying causes of disagreement between self-reports and spouse ratings of personality
    R R McCrae
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pers 66:285-313. 1998
    ..Findings (1) suggest that attempts to improve the validity of self-reports and ratings may need to be refocused and (2) underscore the desirability of routinely obtaining multiple sources of information on personality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Age differences in personality across the adult life span: parallels in five cultures
    R R McCrae
    Personality, Stress, and Coping Section, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 6825, USA
    Dev Psychol 35:466-77. 1999
    ..Because these nations differ substantially in culture and recent history, results suggest the hypothesis that these are universal maturational changes in adult personality...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nature over nurture: temperament, personality, and life span development
    R R McCrae
    Personality, Stress, and Coping Section, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 78:173-86. 2000
    ..The intrinsic maturation of personality is complemented by the culturally conditioned development of characteristic adaptations that express personality; interventions in human development are best addressed to these...
  6. ncbi request reprint Personality profiles and the prediction of categorical personality disorders
    R R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers 69:155-74. 2001
    ..Together with other literature, these data suggest that the current categorical system should be replaced by a more comprehensive system of personality traits and personality-related problems...
  7. ncbi request reprint The cross-cultural generalizability of Axis-II constructs: an evaluation of two personality disorder assessment instruments in the People's Republic of China
    J Yang
    Personality, Stress, and Coping Section, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD 21224-6825, USA
    J Pers Disord 14:249-63. 2000
    ..Results suggested that conceptions and measures of DSM-IV personality disorders are cross-culturally generalizable to Chinese psychiatric populations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sources of structure: genetic, environmental, and artifactual influences on the covariation of personality traits
    R R McCrae
    Personality, Stress and Coping Section, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers 69:511-35. 2001
    ..These data reaffirm the value of behavior genetic analyses for research on the underlying causes of personality traits...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in personality traits across cultures: robust and surprising findings
    P T Costa
    National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 81:322-31. 2001
    ..Possible explanations for this surprising finding are discussed, including the attribution of masculine and feminine behaviors to roles rather than traits in traditional cultures...
  10. pmc National character does not reflect mean personality trait levels in 49 cultures
    A Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, Gerontology Research Center, 5600 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Science 310:96-100. 2005
    ..National character ratings were reliable but did not converge with assessed traits. Perceptions of national character thus appear to be unfounded stereotypes that may serve the function of maintaining a national identity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trait psychology and culture: exploring intercultural comparisons
    R R McCrae
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, NIH, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers 69:819-46. 2001
    ..However, mean trait levels were not apparent to expert raters, casting doubt on the accuracy of national stereotypes. Trait psychology can serve as a useful complement to cultural perspectives on human nature and personality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Personality at midlife: stability, intrinsic maturation, and response to life events
    P T Costa
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Assessment 7:365-78. 2000
    ..Life events in general showed very little influence on the levels of personality traits, although some effects were seen for changes in job and marital status that warrant further research...