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Experimental Psychology (Russia)

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Translation and adaptation of short five factor personality questionnaire (TIPI-RU): convergent validity, internal consistency and test-retest reliability evaluation

Sergeeva A.S., Assistant professor, Chair of Social Sciences and Humanities, Department of Technological Management and Innovations, ITMO University,
Kirillov B.A., Graduate student, Faculty of Computer Science, Higher School of Economics,
Dzhumagulova A.F., Assistant professor, Chair of Social Sciences and Humanities, Department of Technological Management and Innovations, ITMO University,
This project involves development and validation of TIPI-RU–Russian adaptation of Ten-Item Personality Inventory by S. Gosling, P. Rentfrow and W. Swann. Main study was made on a sample of 218 (109 male, 109 female) students from one of Saint-Petersburg tech universities (main sample), test-retest study was made on an additional sample of 51 individuals: students and volunteers gathered via snowball method. TIPI-RU is shown to be internally consistent in all its parameters except Openness (which is also true for the original TIPI). Using 5PFQ as a template we have evaluated convergent validity of TIPI-RU and obtained good results for all characteristics. Test-retest validity check has shown decent stability and reproducibility of TIPI-RU results. This work employs novel mathematical approaches to dimensionality reduction and random vector dependence measuring in evaluation of internal consistency, convergent validity and test-retest reliability. The results are significant with p-value lesser than 0.001.

Keywords: big five, questionnaire validation, test-retest reliability, convergent validity, TIPI

Column: Instruments


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