Tolerance and intolerance of ambiguity in the modification of Budner’s questionnaire

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Abstract

In this paper, we examined Budner’s (1962) intolerance of ambiguity scale with respect to its reliability and factor structure on a sample of 1082 Russian-speaking participants. The questionnaire demonstrated a two-factor structure and showed satisfactory internal consistency (reliability) and validity. We also report on a set of correlations between the questionnaire’s scales and behavioral measures of academic intelligence, emotional intelligence and academic achievement.

General Information

Keywords: tolerance for ambiguity, tolerance for uncertainty, intolerance for ambiguity, intolerance for uncertainty, Budner’s intolerance of ambiguity scale, intelligence, emotional intelligence, academic achievement

Journal rubric: Tools

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Kornilova T.V., Chumakova M.A. Tolerance and intolerance of ambiguity in the modification of Budner’s questionnaire . Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2014. Vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 92–110. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Tatyana V. Kornilova, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Department of General Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5065-3793, e-mail: tvkornilova@mail.ru

Mariya A. Chumakova, PhD in Psychology, Associate professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Psychology, HSE University, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1769-8268, e-mail: mchumakova@hse.ru

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