An earlier version of this manuscript entitled “Illusory Correlation and Personality Theory” was prepared for the Mathematical Social Science Board Conference “Field Methods for the Collection of Verbal Data,” Quail Roost, North Carolina, May 2-4, 1974, which in turn was an expansion of one section of a doctoral thesis Semantic Structures and Personality Assessment submitted to the Department of Social Relations, Harvard University I wish to thank the National Institute of Mental Health (fellowship #1 FO1 MH 43845-01 CUAN) and the Spencer Foundation for financial support, and a number of scholars for their encouragement and / or criticism, in particular, R Freed Bales, Jerome S Bruner, Donald W Fiske, Walter Mischel, John W M Whiting, and especially Roy G D'Andrade Nothing concerning their degree of agreement with the views set forth m this article is implied by this expression of appreciation
How relevant is an individual difference theory of personality?1
Version of Record online: 28 APR 2006
Journal of Personality
Volume 43, Issue 3, pages 455–484, September 1975
How to Cite
Shweder, R. A. (1975), How relevant is an individual difference theory of personality?. Journal of Personality, 43: 455–484. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6494.1975.tb00716.x
- Issue online: 28 APR 2006
- Version of Record online: 28 APR 2006
- Manuscript received August 15, 1974
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