Big Five Inventory

The Big Five Inventory is a 44-item self-report inventory that measures the Big Five Factors; Extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness.

Content

Domains
Self Management,
Social Awareness,
Responsible Decision Making
Subdomain

Extraversion, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Neuroticism, Openness

Grades
Post secondary
Languages
English,
Spanish,
Chinese
Other Language/s
Hebrew, Italian, Lithuanian, Portuegese, Swedish
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
44 items
Administration
Paper
Timed
No

Access and Use

Price

Free

Open Access
Yes
Use in Research

Worrell, F. C., & Cross, W. E. (2004) The reliability and validity of big five inventory scores with African American college students. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development 32(1), 18-32. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1912.2004.tb00358.x

Fossati, A. et al. (2011). The big five inventory: Reliability and validity of its Italian translation in three independent nonclinical samples. European Journal of Psychological Assessment 27(1), 50-58. DOI: 10.1027/1015-5759/a000043

Benet-Martinez, V., & John, O. P. (1998). Los cincos grandes across cultures and ethnic groups: Multitrait multimethod analyses of the big five in Spanish and English. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 75(3), 729-750. http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.526.5908&rep=r…

Denissen J. J. et al. (2008). Development and validation of a Dutch translation of the big five inventory (BFI). Journal of Personality Assessment 90(2), 152-157. DOI: 10.1080/00223890701845229

Psychometrics

Scoring
Manual scoring
Psychometric References

 

Saucier, G., & Goldberg, L. R. (2002). Assessing the big five: Applications of 10 psychometric criteria to the development of marker scales. In B. de Raad & M. Perugini (Eds.), Big five assessment (p. 30–54). Hogrefe & Huber Publishers. https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2002-17260-002

John, O. P, & Srivastava, S. (1999). The big five trait taxonomy: History, measurement, and theoretical perspectives. In L. A. Pervin & O. P. John (Eds.). (1999). Handbook of personality: Theory and research (2nd ed.). Guilford Press. https://psycnet.apa.org/record/1999-04371-000

Item Type
Likert