Measurement

Occupational Prestige: The Status Component of Socioeconomic Status

The relationship between life outcomes and an individual's standing in the social and economic hierarchy of society is an important topic across the social sciences. Foundational to this work is assessing an individual’s standing in this hierarchy, …

The Big Five Across Socioeconomic Status: Measurement Invariance, Relationships, and Age Trends

Associations between socioeconomic status (SES) and personality traits have important implications for theory and application. Progress in understanding these associations depends on valid measurement, unbiased estimation, and careful assessment of …

Is perceived similarity more than assumed similarity? An interpersonal path to seeing similarity between self and others

People perceive similarity between their own personality characteristics and the personality characteristics of others. This association has sometimes been labeled “assumed similarity,” reflecting the interpretation that it is a cognitive bias. …