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7 Personality

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General Information

Title Personality
Panel LISS panel
Project Number 7
Abstract This questionnaire is part of the LISS Core Study, a longitudinal survey delivering a broad range of social core information about the panel members.
The survey focuses on personality and characteristics.
Study Type Core Studies
Longitudinal Type Longitudinal Study
Note Changes regarding to the previous wave are specified in the Introduction of the codebook.

List of concepts:

Life satisfaction
Big Five personality
Survey attitude
Need to evaluate
Value orientation
Inclusion of Others in the Self
Social desirability
Need for Cognition

List of Measures

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Wave 6
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Wave 8
Wave 9
Wave 10


The following publications based on the data of this study are currently available:

  1. Informing panel members about study results: effects of traditional and innovative forms of feedback on participation
    In: M. Callegaro, R. Baker, J. Bethlehem, A. S. Göritz, J. A. Krosnick and P. J. Lavrakas (Eds.). Online Panel Research: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Wiley.
    Scherpenzeel, Annette and Toepoel, Vera

  2. Predictors of Mobilizing Online Coping versus Offline Coping Resources after Negative Life Events
    Computers in Human Behavior, 59, 431-439
    Van Ingen, Erik, ; Wright, Kevin

  3. Ambition effects on the marriage market outcomes: a gender comparison study
    Kalmaitytė, Barbora

  4. Assessing mediators in the relationship between commute time and subjective well being: a structural equation analysis
    submitted for the Transportation Research Board congres, January 2014
    Kroesen, M.

  5. Belief in scientific-technological progress and life satisfaction: the role of personal control.
    Personality and Individual Differences, 96, 227-236.
    Stavrova, O., ; Ehlebracht, D., ; Fetchenhauer, D.

  6. Correlations between the individual effects of romantic partners in a subjective well-being equation
    Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, faculty of economics and business
    Jonker, S.

  7. Cross-lagged associations between posttraumatic stress symptoms and coping self-efficacy in long-term recovery: A four-wave comparative study
    Social Science & Medicine (2017), Volume 193, p. 33-40
    Bosmans, M.W.G., ; Velden, P.G. van der

  8. Determinanten der Teilnahme von Privatinvestoren am Aktienmarkt
    Institut für Banken und Finanzierung, Leibniz Universität Hannover
    Cambier, Myriam

  9. Differential relationships in the association of the Big Five personality traits with positive mental health and psychopathology
    Journal of Research in Personality, 46(5), 517-524
    Lamers, S.M.A., ; Westerhof, G.J., ; Kovács, V., ; Bohlmeijer, E.T.

  10. Does self-esteem influence financial behavior?
    University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business
    Heuzeveldt, T.F.A.

  11. Education and Smoking Cessation: The Role of Skills Explained
    Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam
    Roest, A.M.T.

  12. Evaluating the Psychometric Properties of the Mental Health Continuum-Short Form (MHC-SF)
    Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67(1), pp. 99-110
    Lamers, S.M.A. ; Westerhof, G.J. ; Bohlmeijer, E.T. ; Ten Klooster, P.M. ; Keyes, C.L.M.

  13. Happiness, Unemployment and Self-esteem
    SOM Research Reports, 16016-HRM&OB
    Meer, P.H. van der, ; Wielers, R.

  14. Happiness, unemployment and self-esteem
    presented at the RC28 Conference in Tilburg, May 28-30, 2015.
    Meer, P.H. van der, ; Wielers, R.J.J.

  15. Individual Differences in Personality Change Across the Adult Lifespan
    Journal of Personality (2018), 86(3), 450-464
    Schwaba, T., ; Bleidorn, W.

  16. Language proficiency of migrants: The relation with job satisfaction and matching
    IZA Discussion Paper No. 7366
    Bloemen, H.G.

  17. Leisure & subjective well-being
    Yildiz, Buket

  18. Levenstevredenheid na pensionering
    Bachelor thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Amsterdam
    Splinter, M.

  19. Longitudinal interplay between posttraumatic stress symptoms and coping self-efficacy
    Social Science & Medicine, 134, 23-29
    Bosmans, M.H.G., ; Velden, P.G. van der

  20. Luiaards en trouwe deelnemers: Classificatie van respondenten in een panelstudie
    Jaarboek MarktOnderzoekAssociatie, Hoofdstuk 8, 123-137
    Lugtig, P.

  21. Modeling Bivariate Change in Individual Differences: Prospective Associations Between Personality and Life Satisfaction
    Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 115(6), e12-e29
    Hounkpatin, H.O., ; Boyce, C.J., ; Dunn, G., & ; Wood, A.M.

  22. Ongelijkheid en zelfrespect: het effect van inkomen en arbeidspositie
    Tijdschrift voor Arbeidsvraagstukken (2018), 34(2), 221-237
    Wielers, R.J.J., ; Meer, P. van der, ; Willems, M.

  23. Online Coping After Negative Life Events: Measurement, Prevalence, and Relation With Internet Activities and Well-Being
    Social Science Computer Review, 34(5), 511-529.
    Van Ingen, Erik, ; Utz, Sonja, ; Toepoel, Vera

  24. Openness to Experience and Culture-Openness Transactions Across the Lifespan.
    Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 115(1), 118-136
    Schwaba, T., ; Luhmann, M., ; Denissen, J. J. A., ; Chung, J. M., ; Bleidorn, W.

  25. Personality Effects on Participation in the LISS Panel
    In: The Impact of Personality on Participation Decisions in Surveys 2013, pp 129-160
    Saßenroth, D.

  26. Personality trait development across the transition to retirement.
    Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication
    Schwaba, T., ; Bleidorn, W.

  27. Positive mental health
    PhD thesis, Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences, University of Twente
    Lamers, S.M.A.

  28. Relations between mental health, income and the labor market position in the Netherlands:
    University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam School of Economics
    Keizer, S.

  29. Reminders in Web-Based Data Collection : Increasing Response at the Price of retention?
    American Journal of Evaluation, 33(2), 240-250
    Göritz, Anja S. ; Crutzen, Rik

  30. Retirement is associated with change in self-esteem.
    Psychology and Aging, 33(4), 586-594
    Bleidorn, W., ; Schwaba, T.

  31. Smoking Status and Subjective Well-Being
    Tobacco Control , 26(2), pp. 195-201
    Weinhold, D. ; Chaloupka, F.J.

  32. Surveys, smartphones and self-selection: the role of lifestyle in filling out surveys on a computer or a smartphone
    Utrecht University
    Buitenhuis, L.

  33. The Big Five Personality Traits and Attitudes Towards Immigrants
    Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 40(1), 79-99
    Gallego, A. ; Pardos-Prado, S.

  34. The Impact of Long-Run Macroeconomic Experiences on Personality
    SAFE Working Paper No. 142
    Vellekoop, N.

  35. The Impact of Non-Coverage in Web Surveys
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Psychology, Utrecht University
    Hendriks, Y.

  36. The Influence of Financial Knowledge and Self-perception on the Propensity to save for Retirement
    University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business
    Moreno, A.G.

  37. The Measurement of Variability and Change in Life Satisfaction
    European Journal of Psychological Assessment (2017), 33, pp. 224-238.
    Gnambs, T., ; Buntins, K.

  38. The development of life satisfaction: does personality matter?
    University of Twente: GW: Behavioural Sciences
    Müller, M.L.

  39. The influence of holiday-taking on affect and contentment
    Annals of Tourism Research, Volume 45, Pages 89-101
    Kroesen, M. ; Handy, S.

  40. The influence of personality on career success: An empirical study
    de Gruijter, L.B.

  41. The longitudinal links of personality traits, values, and well-being and self-esteem: A five-wave study of a nationally representative sample
    Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, first published online November 5, 2018
    Fetvadjiev, V.H., ; He, J.

  42. The psychological roots of populist voting:
    European Journal of Political Research, 2016; 55(2): 302-320
    Bakker, B.N., ; Rooduijn, M., ; Schumacher, G.

  43. The relationship between time preferences and measures of well-being
    Tilburg School of Economics and Management
    Farny, L.

  44. The structure of the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale: A cross-cultural meta-analysis
    Zeitschrift für Psychologie (2018), 226 , 14-29
    Gnambs, T., ; Scharl, A., ; Schroeders, U.

  45. Unemployment, Trust in Government, and Satisfaction with Democracy: An Empirical Investigation
    Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World, volume 4
    Bauer, P.C.

  46. Wages and the Big Five personality traits of natives and immigrants
    Erasmus School of Economics, Economics of Management and Organisation
    Ramlal, T.S.D.

  47. Wie volgt? De persoonlijkheid van volgers als verklaring van geloof in quasi-messianistisch leiderschap
    Universiteit van Amsterdam, Politieke Theorie en Politiek Gedrag
    Frank Jan Eskes

  48. Yet Another Case of Nordic Exceptionalism? Extending Existing Evidence for a Causal Relationship Between Institutional and Social Trust to the Netherlands and Switzerland
    Social Indicators Research, published online first, p. 1-17
    Seifert, N.