The General Factor of Personality and peer-rated social status
A rejoinder to de Vries (2011)
Personality and Individual Differences , Volume 51 - Issue 7 p. 836- 839
In a previous study we showed that self-reported Big Five scores and the General Factor of Personality (GFP) were related to peer-ratings of likeability and popularity (van der Linden, Scholte, et al., 2010). de Vries (2011a) re-analyzed our data and concluded that (i) there was no evidence of a GFP, and (ii) the GFP we used was latent factor of Extraversion. In this rejoinder I present arguments that compromise the re-analysis and conclusions as described by de Vries (2011a) and emphasize the relevance of the GFP.
|Big Five, General Factor of Personality, Social status|
|Personality and Individual Differences|
|Organisation||Erasmus School of Economics|
van der Linden, D. (2011). The General Factor of Personality and peer-rated social status. Personality and Individual Differences, 51(7), 836–839. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2011.07.010