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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Others See Us More Favourably

As most readers of this blog know, the Revised NEO Personality Inventory (NEO PI-R) is, roughly speaking, a generalisation of the MBTI. Using the NEO the authors of a recent study show that there is a cross-cultural pattern, that people 'view themselves less favorably than they are perceived by others.'

See the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology abstract for more detail and access to the full report.