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Big Five Content Representation of the Japanese Version of the Ten-Item Personality Inventory


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Title: Big Five Content Representation of the Japanese Version of the Ten-Item Personality Inventory
Authors: Oshio, Atsushi / Abe, Shingo / Cutrone, Pino / Gosling, Samuel D.
Issue Date: Dec-2013
Publisher: Scientific Research Publishing Inc.
Citation: Psychology, 4(12), pp.924-929; 2013
Abstract: The Ten-Item Personality Inventory (TIPI) is a widely used, very brief measure of the Big Five personality dimensions (Gosling, Rentfrow, & Swann, 2003). Recently, Oshio, Abe and Cutrone (2012) developed and validated a Japanese version of the TIPI. The present study focuses on evaluating the content validity of the TIPI-J with respect to the thirty facets of the Japanese version of the Revised NEO Personality Inventory (NEO-PI-R-J). 163 Japanese undergraduates (67 males and 96 females) completed the TIPI-J and the NEO-PI-R-J. The convergent correlations between the TIPI-J and the Big Five dimensions of the NEO-PI-R-J were as follows: r = 0.65 (Extraversion), r = 0.49 (Agreeableness), r = 0.63 (Conscientiousness), r = 0.70 (Neuroticism), and r = 0.46 (Openness). Twenty-eight of thirty facets of the NEO-PI-R-J correlated positively with equivalent scales of the TIPI-J. A joint factor analysis of the five scales of the TIPI-J with the thirty facets of the NEO-PI-R-J showed clear indicators for the five known superordinate dimensions of personality in both scales. Results indicated that the TIPI-J provides an adequate representation of the Big Five dimensions of personality and correlates sufficiently well with the larger scale NEO-PI-R-J.
Keywords: Big Five Personality / Validity / NEO-PI-R / TIPI-J
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/34002
ISSN: 21527180
DOI: 10.4236/psych.2013.412133
Rights: Copyright © 2013 Atsushi Oshio et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. In accordance of the Creative Commons Attribution License all Copyrights © 2013 are reserved for SCIRP and the owner of the intellectual property Atsushi Oshio et al. All Copyright © 2013 are guarded by law and by SCIRP as a guardian.
Type: Journal Article
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