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Social identity and personality processes: Non-Aboriginal Australian identity and Neuroticism

Reynolds, Katherine J; Bizumic, Boris; Subasic, Emina; Turner, John C; Branscombe, Nyla R; Mavor, Kenneth; Batalha, Maria (Luisa)


There are ongoing debates both in personality psychology and social psychology on the causes and consequences of personality stability and change. Recent work on social roles suggests that as people change roles (e.g. employee to manager), different experiences and demands are internalised into one's self-concept shaping identity and personality. In this paper, the emphasis moves beyond 'roles' to other group memberships (e.g. ethnicity) in shaping one's self-view and self-rated personality...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: European Journal of Social Psychology
DOI: 10.1002/ejsp.1841


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