Brent W Roberts, Professor

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Research Output

2020

Becoming More Conscientious or More Open to Experience? Effects of a Two-Week Smartphone-Based Intervention for Personality Change

Stieger, M., Wepfer, S., Rüegger, D., Kowatsch, T., Roberts, B. W. & Allemand, M., May 2020, In : European Journal of Personality. 34, 3, p. 345-366 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal Experience-Wide Association Studies—A Framework for Studying Personality Change

Bleidorn, W., Hopwood, C. J., Back, M. D., Denissen, J. J. A., Hennecke, M., Jokela, M., Kandler, C., Lucas, R. E., Luhmann, M., Orth, U., Roberts, B. W., Wagner, J., Wrzus, C. & Zimmermann, J., May 1 2020, In : European Journal of Personality. 34, 3, p. 285-300 16 p.

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Measurement Invariance of Three Narcissism Questionnaires Across the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany

Wetzel, E., Lang, F. J., Back, M. D., Vecchione, M., Rogoza, R. & Roberts, B. W., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Assessment.

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Why stop at two opinions? Reply to McCrae (2020)

Bleidorn, W., Hill, P. L., Back, M. D., Denissen, J. J. A., Hennecke, M., Hopwood, C. J., Jokela, M., Kandler, C., Lucas, R. E., Luhmann, M., Orth, U., Wagner, J., Wrzus, C., Zimmermann, J. & Roberts, B., Jul 2020, In : American Psychologist. 75, 5, p. 731-732 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

You're still so vain: Changes in narcissism from young adulthood to middle age

Wetzel, E., Grijalva, E., Robins, R. W. & Roberts, B. W., Aug 2020, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 119, 2, p. 479-496 18 p.

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2019

Adolescent impulsivity as a sex-dependent and subtype-dependent predictor of impulsivity, alcohol drinking and dopamine D 2 receptor expression in adult rats

Hammerslag, L. R., Belagodu, A. P., Aladesuyi Arogundade, O. A., Karountzos, A. G., Guo, Q., Galvez, R., Roberts, B. W. & Gulley, J. M., Mar 2019, In : Addiction Biology. 24, 2, p. 193-205 13 p.

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A neo-socioanalytic model of personality development

Nye, C. D. & Roberts, B. W., Jan 1 2019, Work Across the Lifespan. Elsevier, p. 47-79 33 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Exploring the relative importance of normative and distinctive organizational preferences as predictors of work attitudes

Wood, D., Lowman, G. H., Harms, P. D. & Roberts, B. W., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Applied Psychology. 104, 2, p. 270-292 23 p.

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High school personality traits and 48-year all-cause mortality risk: Results from a national sample of 26 845 baby boomers

Chapman, B. P., Huang, A., Horner, E., Peters, K., Sempeles, E., Roberts, B. & Lapham, S., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 73, 2, p. 106-110 5 p.

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Interpreting Behavior Genetic Models: Seven Developmental Processes to Understand

Briley, D. A., Livengood, J., Derringer, J., Tucker-Drob, E. M., Fraley, R. C. & Roberts, B. W., Mar 15 2019, In : Behavior genetics. 49, 2, p. 196-210 15 p.

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No evidence of a curvilinear relation between conscientiousness and relationship, work, and health outcomes

Nickel, L. B., Roberts, B. W. & Chernyshenko, O. S., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 116, 2, p. 296-312 17 p.

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School or Work? The Choice May Change Your Personality

Golle, J., Rose, N., Göllner, R., Spengler, M., Stoll, G., Hübner, N., Rieger, S., Trautwein, U., Lüdtke, O., Roberts, B. W. & Nagengast, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Psychological Science. 30, 1, p. 32-42 11 p.

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Sixteen going on sixty-six: A longitudinal study of personality stability and change across 50 years

Damian, R. I., Spengler, M., Sutu, A. & Roberts, B. W., Sep 2019, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 117, 3, p. 674-695 22 p.

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The development of narcissistic admiration and Machiavellianism in early adulthood

Grosz, M. P., Göllner, R., Rose, N., Spengler, M., Trautwein, U., Rauthmann, J. F., Wetzel, E. & Roberts, B. W., Mar 2019, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 116, 3, p. 467-482 16 p.

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The effects of getting a new teacher on the consistency of personality

Rieger, S., Göllner, R., Spengler, M., Trautwein, U., Nagengast, B., Harring, J. R. & Roberts, B. W., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Personality. 87, 3, p. 485-500 16 p.

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The policy relevance of personality traits

Bleidorn, W., Hill, P. L., Back, M. D., Denissen, J. J. A., Hennecke, M., Hopwood, C. J., Jokela, M., Kandler, C., Lucas, R. E., Luhmann, M., Orth, U., Wagner, J., Wrzus, C., Zimmermann, J. & Roberts, B., Dec 2019, In : American Psychologist. 74, 9, p. 1056-1067 12 p.

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Open Access

The relationship between self-esteem and depression when controlling for neuroticism

Mu, W., Luo, J., Rieger, S., Trautwein, U. & Roberts, B. W., Jan 1 2019, In : Collabra: Psychology. 5, 1, 11.

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“Meh!”: Examining Midpoint Endorsement Habitude (MEH) in Survey Research

Sun, T., Zhang, B., Phan, W. M. J., Drasgow, F. & Roberts, B., Aug 1 2019, In : Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings. 2019, 1, 16421.

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2018

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Development in Emerging Adulthood

Davis, J. P., Dumas, T. M. & Roberts, B. W., Aug 1 2018, In : Emerging Adulthood. 6, 4, p. 223-234 12 p.

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A Revised Sociogenomic Model of Personality Traits

Roberts, B. W., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Personality. 86, 1, p. 23-35 13 p.

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How you behave in school predicts life success above and beyond family background, broad traits, and cognitive ability

Spengler, M., Damian, R. I. & Roberts, B. W., Apr 2018, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 114, 4, p. 620-636 17 p.

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It’s Not Only Who You Are but Who You Are With: High School Composition and Individuals’ Attainment Over the Life Course

Göllner, R., Damian, R. I., Nagengast, B., Roberts, B. W. & Trautwein, U., Nov 1 2018, In : Psychological Science. 29, 11, p. 1785-1796 12 p.

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Narcissism as a life span construct: Describing fluctuations using new approaches

Hill, P. L. & Roberts, B. W., Sep 27 2018, Handbook of Trait Narcissism: Key Advances, Research Methods, and Controversies. Springer International Publishing, p. 165-172 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Substance use outcomes for mindfulness based relapse prevention are partially mediated by reductions in stress: Results from a randomized trial

Davis, J. P., Berry, D., Dumas, T. M., Ritter, E., Smith, D. C., Menard, C. & Roberts, B. W., Aug 2018, In : Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 91, p. 37-48 12 p.

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The Relations Between Parental Socioeconomic Status, Personality, and Life Outcomes

Ayoub, M., Gosling, S. D., Potter, J., Shanahan, M. & Roberts, B. W., Apr 1 2018, In : Social Psychological and Personality Science. 9, 3, p. 338-352 15 p.

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2017

A critical evaluation of the Neo-Socioanalytic Model of personality

Roberts, B. W. & Nickel, L. B., Apr 14 2017, Personality Development Across the Lifespan. Elsevier Inc., p. 157-177 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

A systematic review of personality trait change through intervention

Roberts, B. W., Luo, J., Briley, D. A., Chow, P. I., Su, R. & Hill, P. L., Feb 1 2017, In : Psychological bulletin. 143, 2, p. 117-141 25 p.

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Compensatory Conscientiousness Redux: A Direct Replication of Roberts, Smith, Jackson, and Edmonds (2009)

Nickel, L. B., Iveniuk, J. & Roberts, B. W., Jan 1 2017, In : Social Psychological and Personality Science. 8, 1, p. 29-35 7 p.

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Development of identity clarity and content in adulthood

Lodi-Smith, J., Spain, S. M., Cologgi, K. & Roberts, B. W., May 2017, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 112, 5, p. 755-768 14 p.

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Effect of Victimization on Impulse Control and Binge Drinking among Serious Juvenile Offenders from Adolescence to Young Adulthood

Davis, J. P., Dumas, T. M., Berey, B. L., Merrin, G. J., Cimpian, J. R. & Roberts, B. W., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of youth and adolescence. 46, 7, p. 1515-1532 18 p.

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How to Change Conscientiousness: The Sociogenomic Trait Intervention Model

Roberts, B. W., Hill, P. L. & Davis, J. P., Jul 2017, In : Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. 8, 3, p. 199-205 7 p.

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Integrating Personality Structure, Personality Process, and Personality Development

Baumert, A., Schmitt, M., Perugini, M., Johnson, W., Blum, G., Borkenau, P., Costantini, G., Denissen, J. J. A., Fleeson, W., Grafton, B., Jayawickreme, E., Kurzius, E., MacLeod, C., Miller, L. C., Read, S. J., Roberts, B., Robinson, M. D., Wood, D. & Wrzus, C., Sep 1 2017, In : European Journal of Personality. 31, 5, p. 503-528 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Is doing your homework associated with becoming more conscientious?

Göllner, R., Damian, R. I., Rose, N., Spengler, M., Trautwein, U., Nagengast, B. & Roberts, B. W., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Research in Personality. 71, p. 1-12 12 p.

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Processes of Personality Development in Adulthood: The TESSERA Framework

Wrzus, C. & Roberts, B. W., Aug 1 2017, In : Personality and Social Psychology Review. 21, 3, p. 253-277 25 p.

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The Narcissism Epidemic Is Dead; Long Live the Narcissism Epidemic

Wetzel, E., Brown, A., Hill, P. L., Chung, J. M., Robins, R. W. & Roberts, B. W., Dec 1 2017, In : Psychological Science. 28, 12, p. 1833-1847 15 p.

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Therapy experience in naturalistic observational studies is associated with negative changes in personality

Chow, P. I., Wagner, J., Lüdtke, O., Trautwein, U. & Roberts, B. W., Jun 2017, In : Journal of Research in Personality. 68, p. 88-95 8 p.

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The sourdough model of conscientiousness

Roberts, B. W. & Hill, P. L., Jan 1 2017, Building Better Students: Preparation for the Workforce. Oxford University Press, p. 207-228 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Vocational interests assessed at the end of high school predict life outcomes assessed 10 years later over and above IQ and Big Five personality traits

Stoll, G., Rieger, S., Lüdtke, O., Nagengast, B., Trautwein, U. & Roberts, B. W., Jul 2017, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 113, 1, p. 167-184 18 p.

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Whose Job Will Be Taken Over by a Computer? The Role of Personality in Predicting Job Computerizability over the Lifespan

Damian, R. I., Spengler, M. & Roberts, B. W., May 1 2017, In : European Journal of Personality. 31, 3, p. 291-310 20 p.

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Whose “Storm and Stress” Is It? Parent and Child Reports of Personality Development in the Transition to Early Adolescence

Göllner, R., Roberts, B. W., Damian, R. I., Lüdtke, O., Jonkmann, K. & Trautwein, U., Jun 2017, In : Journal of Personality. 85, 3, p. 376-387 12 p.

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2016

Attractiveness compensates for low status background in the prediction of educational attainment

Bauldry, S., Shanahan, M. J., Russo, R., Roberts, B. W. & Damian, R., Jun 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 6, e0155313.

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Conscientiousness and fruit and vegetable consumption: exploring behavioural intention as a mediator

Wilson, A. E., Oconnor, D. B., Lawton, R., Hill, P. L. & Roberts, B. W., May 18 2016, In : Psychology, Health and Medicine. 21, 4, p. 469-475 7 p.

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Low self-esteem prospectively predicts depression in the transition to young adulthood: A replication of Orth, Robins, and Roberts (2008)

Rieger, S., Göllner, R., Trautwein, U. & Roberts, B. W., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 110, 1, p. e16-e22

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Majoring in Selection, and Minoring in Socialization: The Role of the College Experience in Goal Change Post-High School

Hill, P. L., Jackson, J. J., Nagy, N., Nagy, G., Roberts, B. W., Lüdtke, O. & Trautwein, U., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Personality. 84, 2, p. 194-203 10 p.

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Personality Trait Differences Between Young and Middle-Aged Adults: Measurement Artifacts or Actual Trends?

Nye, C. D., Allemand, M., Gosling, S. D., Potter, J. & Roberts, B. W., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of Personality. 84, 4, p. 473-492 20 p.

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Physical activity and healthy aging with multiple sclerosis-Literature review and research directions

Motl, R. W., Sebastião, E., Klaren, R. E., McAuley, E., Stine-Morrow, E. A. L. & Roberts, B. W., Jan 1 2016, In : US Neurology. 12, 1, p. 29-33 5 p.

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