Robert R McCrae

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Personality trait development from age 12 to age 18: longitudinal, cross-sectional, and cross-cultural analyses
    Robert R McCrae
    Personality, Stress and Coping Section, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:1456-68. 2002
  2. pmc Cross-cultural studies of personality traits and their relevance to psychiatry
    Antonio Terracciano
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 15:176-84. 2006
  3. pmc Personality trait similarity between spouses in four cultures
    Robert R McCrae
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, USA
    J Pers 76:1137-64. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Personality profiles of cultures: aggregate personality traits
    Robert R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:407-25. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Age trends and age norms for the NEO Personality Inventory-3 in adolescents and adults
    Robert R McCrae
    National Institute on Aging
    Assessment 12:363-73. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Substance and artifact in the higher-order factors of the Big Five
    Robert R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute of Aging, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:442-55. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Universal features of personality traits from the observer's perspective: data from 50 cultures
    Robert R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 88:547-61. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The NEO-PI-3: a more readable revised NEO Personality Inventory
    Robert R McCrae
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Assess 84:261-70. 2005
  9. pmc The validity and structure of culture-level personality scores: data from ratings of young adolescents
    Robert R McCrae
    National Institute on Aging, USA
    J Pers 78:815-38. 2010
  10. pmc Stereotypes of age differences in personality traits: universal and accurate?
    Wayne Chan
    National Institute on Aging, 251 Bayview Boulevard, Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 103:1050-66. 2012

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Personality trait development from age 12 to age 18: longitudinal, cross-sectional, and cross-cultural analyses
    Robert R McCrae
    Personality, Stress and Coping Section, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:1456-68. 2002
    ..Results extend knowledge of the developmental curve of personality traits backward from adulthood and help bridge the gap with child temperament studies...
  2. pmc Cross-cultural studies of personality traits and their relevance to psychiatry
    Antonio Terracciano
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 15:176-84. 2006
    ..This article provides a brief review of recent cross-cultural research on personality traits at both individual and culture levels, highlighting the relevance of recent findings for psychiatry...
  3. pmc Personality trait similarity between spouses in four cultures
    Robert R McCrae
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, USA
    J Pers 76:1137-64. 2008
    ..Future research on personality similarity in dyads can utilize different designs but should assess personality at both domain and the facet levels...
  4. ncbi request reprint Personality profiles of cultures: aggregate personality traits
    Robert R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:407-25. 2005
    ..Findings support the rough scalar equivalence of NEO-PI-R factors and facets across cultures and suggest that aggregate personality profiles provide insight into cultural differences...
  5. ncbi request reprint Age trends and age norms for the NEO Personality Inventory-3 in adolescents and adults
    Robert R McCrae
    National Institute on Aging
    Assessment 12:363-73. 2005
    ..It is argued that combined-age norms may be most appropriate for depicting the personality scores of individuals, but the utility for some purposes of within-age group scores is also acknowledged...
  6. doi request reprint Substance and artifact in the higher-order factors of the Big Five
    Robert R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute of Aging, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:442-55. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that the search for the biological basis of personality traits may be more profitably focused on the 5 factors themselves and their specific facets, especially in monomethod studies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Universal features of personality traits from the observer's perspective: data from 50 cultures
    Robert R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 88:547-61. 2005
    ..With a few exceptions, these data support the hypothesis that features of personality traits are common to all human groups...
  8. ncbi request reprint The NEO-PI-3: a more readable revised NEO Personality Inventory
    Robert R McCrae
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Assess 84:261-70. 2005
    ..3). The NEO-PI-3 appears to be useful in high school and college samples and may have wider applicability to adults as well...
  9. pmc The validity and structure of culture-level personality scores: data from ratings of young adolescents
    Robert R McCrae
    National Institute on Aging, USA
    J Pers 78:815-38. 2010
    ..A culture-level factor analysis replicated earlier findings of a broad Extraversion factor but generally resembled the factor structure found in individuals. Continued analysis of aggregate personality scores is warranted...
  10. pmc Stereotypes of age differences in personality traits: universal and accurate?
    Wayne Chan
    National Institute on Aging, 251 Bayview Boulevard, Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 103:1050-66. 2012
    ..However, personal stereotypes were considerably less accurate, and consensual stereotypes tended to exaggerate differences across age groups...
  11. pmc Perceptions of aging across 26 cultures and their culture-level associates
    Corinna E Lockenhoff
    National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:941-54. 2009
    ..A consideration of culture-level variables also suggested that previously reported differences in aging perceptions between Asian and Western countries may be related to differences in population structure...
  12. pmc Hierarchical linear modeling analyses of the NEO-PI-R scales in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Antonio Terracciano
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:493-506. 2005
    ..Significant nonnormative changes were found for all 5 factors; they were not explained by attrition but might be due to genetic factors, disease, or life experience...
  13. pmc Facets of personality linked to underweight and overweight
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:682-9. 2009
    ..This study examines detailed personality profiles of underweight, normal, and overweight individuals to provide insights into the causes and treatments of abnormal weight...
  14. pmc Internal consistency, retest reliability, and their implications for personality scale validity
    Robert R McCrae
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 15:28-50. 2011
    ..Further research on the nature and determinants of retest reliability is needed...
  15. pmc Longitudinal trajectories in Guilford-Zimmerman temperament survey data: results from the Baltimore longitudinal study of aging
    Antonio Terracciano
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P108-16. 2006
    ..Although intercepts differed, trajectories were similar for men and women. Attrition and death had no effect on slopes. This study highlights the use of lower order traits in providing a more nuanced picture of developmental change...
  16. pmc An alternative to the search for single polymorphisms: toward molecular personality scales for the five-factor model
    Robert R McCrae
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health NIH, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:1014-24. 2010
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  17. pmc Individual difference variables, affective differentiation, and the structures of affect
    Antonio Terracciano
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, NIH, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers 71:669-703. 2003
    ..The observed structure of affect will depend in part on the nature of the sample studied...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional age differences in personality among medicare patients aged 65 to 100
    Alexander Weiss
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:182-5. 2005
    ..With the exception of Agreeableness, this study provides no evidence for age differences among those in the last decades of life...
  19. ncbi request reprint Personality traits in Sardinia: testing founder population effects on trait means and variances
    Paul T Costa
    National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, 5600 Nathan Shock Dr, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Behav Genet 37:376-87. 2007
    ..The genetic homogeneity effect on the phenotypic expression of complex traits merits further exploration...
  20. pmc Personality plasticity after age 30
    Antonio Terracciano
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:999-1009. 2006
    ..Ipsative stability, assessed with the California Adult Q-Set, also was unrelated to age. These data strengthen claims of predominant personality stability after age 30...
  21. ncbi request reprint Age changes in personality and their origins: comment on Roberts, Walton, and Viechtbauer (2006)
    Paul T Costa
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 6825, USA
    Psychol Bull 132:26-8. 2006
    ..Meta-analyses are useful but not definitive, and the resolution of the origin question lies in further research...
  22. doi request reprint A note on some measures of profile agreement
    Robert R McCrae
    Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    J Pers Assess 90:105-9. 2008
    ..At the facet level, ICC(DE) was superior to the other coefficients. The Pearson r performed better than expected...
  23. doi request reprint Bridging the gap with the five-factor model
    Paul T Costa
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Personal Disord 1:127-30. 2010
    ..110, this issue) to a fully dimensional Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Sixth Edition (DSM-6). We acknowledge the wisdom of this strategy and suggest ways to strengthen it...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lessons from longitudinal studies for new approaches to the DSM-V: the FFM and FFT
    Paul T Costa
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, USA
    J Pers Disord 19:533-9; discussion 594-6. 2005
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  25. ncbi request reprint Personality self-reports are concurrently reliable and valid during acute depressive episodes
    Paul T Costa
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS, Gerontology Research Center, 5600 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, United States
    J Affect Disord 89:45-55. 2005
    ..To test that hypothesis, we examined scores on the Revised NEO Personality Inventory (NEO-PI-R) administered to acutely depressed patients at baseline and 14 to 26 weeks after treatment with antidepressant medication...
  26. ncbi request reprint Expansion, integration, and omission: some thoughts on a new agenda
    Robert R McCrae
    National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:P307-8; author reply P311-2. 2003
    ..Additional thought, however, is needed on the definition of processes and on the selection of phenomena to be studied at the level of characteristic adaptations...
  27. ncbi request reprint The Five-factor Personality Inventory as a measure of the Five-factor Model: Belgian, American, and Hungarian comparisons with the NEO-PI-R
    Filip De Fruyt
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Assessment 11:207-15. 2004
    ..Raw scale scores showed similar results. Researchers should not assume that all measures of the Five-Factor Model are qualitatively similar..
  28. ncbi request reprint Escapable conclusions: Toomela (2003) and the universality of trait structure
    Juri Allik
    Department of Psychology, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:261-5. 2004
    ..To date, there is no compelling evidence that culture affects personality structure...