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Extraversion/emotion/five-factor model/personality psychology/Tellegen: Tellegen (1985)(1) (…) proposed to rename extraversion ‘positive emotionality’ because of its conceptual and empirical relations to the propensity to experience positive affect (measured, for example, with the Positive Affect sub-scale of the PANAS (Positive and Negative Affect Schedule)), which he considered to be the core of extraversion. However, although positive emotionality may be its core, extraversion also subsumes other dispositions, in particular sociability (the tendency to be outgoing and sociable versus withdrawn and reserved) (see Costa and McCrae 1992(2); John and Srivastava 1999(3)). Empirically, too, the correlations between extraversion and positive emotionality are not strong enough to warrant the identification of these dispositions (Lucas and Fujita 2000)(4). >Neuroticism, >Agreeableness, >Openness to experience, >Conscientiousness, >Intraversion, >Five-Factor Model.

1. Tellegen, A. 1985. Structures of mood and personality and their relevance to assessing anxiety, with an emphasis on self-report, in A. H. Tuma and J. D. Maser (eds.), Anxiety and the anxiety disorders, pp. 681–706. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum
2. Costa, P. T. and McCrae, R. R. 1992. NEO PI-R Professional manual. Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources
3. John, O. P. and Srivastava, S. 1999. The Big Five trait taxonomy: history, measurement, and theoretical perspectives, in L. A. Pervin and O. P. John (eds.), Handbook of personality: theory and research, 2nd edn, pp. 102–38. New York: Guilford Press
4. Lucas, R. E. and Fujita, F. 2000. Factors influencing the relation between extraversion and pleasant affect, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 79: 1039–56

Rainer Reisenzein & Hannelore Weber, “Personality and emotion”, in: Corr, Ph. J. & Matthews, G. (eds.) 2009. The Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology. New York: Cambridge University Press.

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Tellegen, Auke
Corr I
Philip J. Corr
Gerald Matthews
The Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology New York 2009

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Philip J. Corr (Ed.)
Personality and Individual Differences - Revisiting the classical studies Singapore, Washington DC, Melbourne 2018

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