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Unformatted text preview: direct measures of someones extraversion, etc. o Key benefit is that it is difficult to fake responses o Disadvantages Often used in artificial laboratory setting Accuracy of recording hinges on whether participant perceives situation as experimenter intended. Life-Outcome Data (L-Data) o Information that can be gleaned from events, activities, and outcomes in a persons life that is available for public scrutinye.g., marriage, speeding tickets o Can serve as important source of real life information about personality. Isings said, someone who is high on extraversion is born feeling under stimulated. People who are introverted are born over stimulated. Think about this o The short version of reliability Am I measuring something consistently? o Short version of validity Am I measuring what I think I am measuring?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PPE 3003h taught by Professor Sager during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.
- Spring '08