Personality Psychology Podcast
#19 Paper Spotlight with Emily Willroth and Brett Ford

#19 Paper Spotlight with Emily Willroth and Brett Ford

May 17, 2022

René Mõttus talks with Emily Willroth and Brett Ford about their recently published paper in the European Journal of Personality entitled: "Emotional responses to a global stressor: Average patterns and individual differences"

#18 Personality and psychopathology with Bob Krueger, Odilia Laceulle, and Johannes Zimmerman

#18 Personality and psychopathology with Bob Krueger, Odilia Laceulle, and Johannes Zimmerman

April 29, 2022
In this episode, Lisanne de Moor talked with three experts about a dimensional approach to conceptualizing and measuring psychopathology, and the HiTOP model as an example of one of the advancements of this approach.
#17 Paper Spotlight with Paul Eastwick

#17 Paper Spotlight with Paul Eastwick

March 30, 2022

Rebekka Weidmann talks with Paul Eastwick about his recently accepted paper in the European Journal of Personality entitled: "Predicting Romantic Interest during Early Relationship Development: A Preregistered Investigation using Machine Learning"

#16 Self-esteem with Ulrich Orth, Ketaki Diwan, and Lorenzo Filosa

#16 Self-esteem with Ulrich Orth, Ketaki Diwan, and Lorenzo Filosa

March 23, 2022

Lisanne de Moor speaks with Ulrich Orth, Ketaki Diwan, and Lorenzo Filosa, three self-esteem researchers, about what self-esteem is, why it has attracted so much scientific attention, some interesting new discoveries, and some outstanding research questions.

#15 Intelligence with Ian Deary

#15 Intelligence with Ian Deary

February 26, 2022
René Mõttus speaks with Ian Deary, who has published many hundreds of articles on intelligence and personality traits, alongside several books. They discuss the value of robust empirical findings over grand theories and key findings about human intelligence. They also compare personality and intelligence research and discuss their future. And finally, this is the first episode of the podcast where a guest also sings.
#14 Psychopathology, Authenticity, Sustainability, and Veganism with Chris Hopwood

#14 Psychopathology, Authenticity, Sustainability, and Veganism with Chris Hopwood

January 31, 2022

In this episode, Rebekka Weidmann speaks with Chris Hopwood about his research on personality and psychopathology, and also his work on authenticity and realness, sustainable behavior, and veganism.

#13 Personality science and helping people to change, with Patrick Hill

#13 Personality science and helping people to change, with Patrick Hill

January 6, 2022

Patrick Hill has studied many topics, including purpose in life, gratitude, health, and personality change. In this episode, Patrick spoke with René Mõttus about the influence of personality on life outcomes, interventions to change personality traits, and several other topics.

#12 Diversity and inclusiveness with Alexandria West, Hrag Vosgerichian, and Khatuna Martskvishvili

#12 Diversity and inclusiveness with Alexandria West, Hrag Vosgerichian, and Khatuna Martskvishvili

December 17, 2021

At the 2021 EAPP Day, we conducted a live panel discussion with Alexandria West, Hrag Vosgerichian, and Khatuna Martskvishvili and discussed how we can bring more diversity and inclusiveness into the field of personality research. Thank you all for attending! 

#11 Adolescent personality with Jenny Wagner, Eva Bleckmann, Larissa Wieczorek, and Naemi Brandt

#11 Adolescent personality with Jenny Wagner, Eva Bleckmann, Larissa Wieczorek, and Naemi Brandt

December 7, 2021

Lisanne de Moor spoke with Jenny Wagner, Eva Bleckmann, Larissa Wieczorek, and Naemi Brandt about their research on adolescent personality. They discussed personality development, and school and relationships as influencing factors. In addition, they discussed major recent accomplishments in the fields as well as the next steps forward.

#10 The past, present, and controversies of personality trait psychology with Jeff McCrae

#10 The past, present, and controversies of personality trait psychology with Jeff McCrae

October 25, 2021

René Mõttus spoke with one of the most influential personality psychologists in recent decades, Robert "Jeff" McCrae. They discussed the history and achievements of personality trait psychology and some of the key questions still awaiting an answer. They also spoke about an early "conspiracy" among the Big Five enthusiasts to promote the trait model and the most controversial aspect of the Five-Factor Theory lack of direct influences of life experiences on personality traits.

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