Publications by Topic

PDFs of selected publications are supplied for personal use only.

Links to topics below:
Personality Neuroscience (General) -- The biological basis of many individual differences.
Personality Structure
-- What are the basic traits, and how are they related?
Openness/Intellect and Cognitive Abilities -- Research focusing on this domain of traits specifically.
Genetics -- Molecular genetic research on various traits.
Self-Deception
-- The most important moral guideline I know: No self-deception.
Information Technology -- Assessment of attitudes toward computers and the Internet.


Personality Neuroscience (General)

DeYoung, C. G. (2013). The neuromodulator of exploration: A unifying theory of the role of dopamine in personality. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, article 762. [PDF]

Corr, P. J., DeYoung, C. G., & McNaughton, N. (2013). Motivation and personality: A neuropsychological perspective. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 7, 158–175. [PDF]

Adelstein, J. S., Shehzad, Z., Mennes, M., DeYoung, C. G., Zuo, X.-N., Kelly, C. Margulies, D. S., Bloomfield, A., Gray, J. R., Castellanos, F. X., & Milham, M. P. (2011). Personality is reflected in the brain’s intrinsic functional architecture. PLoS ONE, 6, e27633. [PDF]

DeYoung, C. G. (2010). Personality neuroscience and the biology of traits. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 4, 1165–1180.
[PDF]

DeYoung, C. G., Hirsh, J. B., Shane, M. S., Papademetris, X., Rajeevan, N., & Gray, J. R. (2010). Testing predictions from personality neuroscience: Brain structure and the Big Five. Psychological Science, 21, 820–828. [PDF]  (NY Times article)

DeYoung, C. G. (2010). Mapping personality traits onto brain systems: BIS, BAS, FFFS, and beyond. European Journal of Personality, 24, 404–407. [PDF]

DeYoung, C. G. & Gray, J. R. (2009). Personality Neuroscience: Explaining Individual Differences in Affect, Behavior, and Cognition. In P. J. Corr & G. Matthews (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of personality (pp. 323-346). New York: Cambridge University Press. [PDF]


Green, A. E., Munafo, M. R., DeYoung, C. G., Fossella, J. A., Fan, J., & Gray, J. R. (2008). Using genetic data in cognitive neuroscience: From growing pains to genuine insights. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 9, 710-720. [PDF]


Personality Structure

DeYoung, C. G., Weisberg, Y. J., Quilty, L. C., & Peterson, J. B. (2013). Unifying the aspects of the Big Five, the interpersonal circumplex, and trait affiliation. Journal of Personality. [PDF]

Shiner, R. L., & DeYoung, C. G. (2013). The structure of temperament and personality traits: A developmental perspective. In P. D. Zelazo (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of developmental psychology. New York: Oxford University Press. [PDF]

Weisberg, Y. J., DeYoung, C. G., & Hirsh, J. B. (2011). Gender differences in personality across the ten aspects of the Big Five. Frontiers in Personality Science and Individual Differences, 2, article 178. [PDF]

DeYoung, C. G. (2010). Toward a theory of the Big Five. Psychological Inquiry, 21, 26-33. [PDF]
[a commentary on Jack Block's last article, "The five-factor framing of personality and beyond: Some ruminations"]

DeYoung, C. G. (2010). Impulsivity as a personality trait. In K. D. Vohs & R. F. Baumeister (Eds.). Handbook of Self-Regulation: Research, Theory, and Applications (Second edition, pp. 485–502). New York: Guilford Press. [PDF]

Hirsh, J. B., DeYoung, C. G., Xu, X., & Peterson, J. B. (2010). Compassionate liberals and polite conservatives: Associations of Agreeableness with political ideology and values. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 655–664. [PDF]

Hirsh, J. B., DeYoung, C. G., & Peterson, J. B. (2009). Metatraits of the Big Five differentially predict engagement and restraint of behavior. Journal of Personality, 77, 1085-1102. [PDF]


DeYoung, C. G.
, Peterson, J. B., Séguin, J. R., Pihl, R. O., & Tremblay, R. E. (2008). Externalizing behavior and the higher-order factors of the Big Five. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117, 947-953. [PDF]

DeYoung, C. G., Quilty, L. C., & Peterson, J. B. (2007). Between facets and domains: 10 Aspects of the Big Five, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,
93, 880-896. [PDF[Formatted version of the BFAS; BFAS for peer ratings]

DeYoung, C. G., Hasher, L., Djikic, M., Criger, B., & Peterson, J. B. (2007). Morning people are stable people: Circadian rhythm and the higher-order factors of the Big Five. Personality and Individual Differences, 43, 267-276. [PDF]

DeYoung, C. G.
(2006). Higher-order factors of the Big Five in a multi-informant sample. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 1138-1151. [PDF]

DeYoung, C. G., Peterson, J. B., & Higgins, D. M.. (2002). Higher-order factors of the Big Five predict conformity: Are there neuroses of health? Personality and Individual Differences, 33, 533-552. [PDF]


Openness/Intellect and Cognitive Abilities

DeYoung, C. G. (in press). Openness/Intellect: A dimension of personality reflecting cognitive exploration. In R. J. Larsen & M. L. Cooper (Eds.), The APA Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology, Volume 3: Personality Processes and Individual Differences. [PDF]

DeYoung, C. G., Grazioplene, R. G., & Peterson, J. B. (2012). From madness to genius: The Openness/Intellect trait domain as a paradoxical simplex. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 63–78. [PDF]

DeYoung, C. G., Cicchetti, D., Rogosch, F. A., Gray, J. R., Eastman, M., & Grigorenko, E. L. (2011). Sources of cognitive exploration: Genetic variation in the prefrontal dopamine system predicts Openness/Intellect. Journal of Research in Personality, 45, 364-371. [PDF]

DeYoung, C. G. (2011). Intelligence and personality. In R. J. Sternberg & S. B. Kaufman (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of intelligence (pp. 711–737). New York: Cambridge University Press. [PDF]

Kaufman, S. B., DeYoung, C. G., Gray, J. R., & Reis, D. L. (2011). General intelligence predicts reasoning ability even for evolutionarily familiar content. Intelligence, 39, 311–322. [PDF]

Kaufman, S. B., DeYoung, C. G., Gray, J. R., Jiménez, L., Brown, J., & Mackintosh, N. J. (2010). Implicit learning as an ability. Cognition, 116, 321–340. [PDF]

DeYoung, C. G.
, Shamosh, N. A., Green, A. E., Braver, T. S., & Gray, J. R. (2009). Intellect as distinct from Openness: Differences revealed by fMRI of working memory. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97, 883-892. [PDF]

Kaufman, S. B., DeYoung, C. G., Gray, J. R., Brown, J., & Mackintosh, N. J. (2009). Associative learning predicts intelligence above and beyond working memory and processing speed. Intelligence, 37, 374–382. [PDF]

Choi, Y. Y., Shamosh, N. A., Cho, S. H., DeYoung, C. G., Lee, M. J., Lee, J.-M., Kim, S. I., Cho, Z.-H., Kim, K., Gray, J. R., & Lee, K. H. (2008). Multiple bases of human intelligence revealed by cortical thickness and neural activation. Journal of Neuroscience
 28, 10323-10329. [PDF and Supplemental materials]

Shamosh, N. A., DeYoung, C. G., Green, A. E., Reis, D. L., Johnson, M. R., Conway, A. R. A., Engle, R. W., Braver, T. S., & Gray, J. R. (2008). Individual differences in delay discounting: Relation to intelligence, working memory, and anterior prefrontal cortex.
Psychological Science, 19, 904-911. [PDF]

DeYoung, C. G., Flanders, J. L., & Peterson, J. B. (2008). Cognitive abilities involved in insight problem solving: An individual differences model.  Creativity Research Journal, 20, 278-290. [PDF]

DeYoung, C. G., Peterson, J. B., & Higgins, D. M. (2005). Sources of Openness/Intellect: Cognitive and neuropsychological correlates of the fifth factor of personality. Journal of Personality, 73, 825-858. [PDF]


Peterson, J. B. & DeYoung, C. G. (2000). Metaphoric threat is more real than real threat. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23, 992-993. (commentary) [PDF]


Genetics

DeYoung, C. G., & Clark, R. (2012). The gene in its natural habitat: The importance of gene-trait interactions. Development and Psychopathology, 24, 1307–1318. [PDF]

Shehzad, Z., DeYoung, C. G., Kang, Y., Grigorenko, E. L., & Gray, J. R. (2012). Interaction of COMT Val158Met and externalizing behavior: Relation to prefrontal brain activity and behavioral performance. NeuroImage, 60, 2158–2168. [PDF]

DeYoung, C. G., Cicchetti, D., & Rogosch, F. A. (2011). Moderation of the association between childhood maltreatment and Neuroticism by the corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor 1 gene. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52, 898–906. [PDF]

DeYoung, C. G., Getchell, M., Koposov, R. A., Yrigollen, C. M., Haeffel, G. J., af Klinteberg, B., Oreland, L., Ruchkin, V. V., Pakstis, A. J., & Grigorenko, E. (2010). Variation in the catechol-O-methyltransferase Val158Met polymorphism associated with conduct disorder and ADHD symptoms. Psychiatric Genetics, 20, 20–24. [PDF]

Müller, D.J., Mandelli, L., Serretti, A., DeYoung, C.G., De Luca, V., Sicard, T., Tharmalingam, S., Gallinat, J., Muglia, P., De Ronchi, D., Jain, U., & Kennedy, J.L. (2008). Serotonin Transporter Gene and Adverse Life Events in Adult ADHD. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics,
147B, 1461-1469. [PDF]

Haeffel, G. J., Getchell, M., Koposov, R. A., Yrigollen, C. M., DeYoung, C. G., af Klinteberg, B., Oreland, L., Ruchkin, V. V., & Grigorenko, E. L. (2008). Association between polymorphisms in the dopamine transporter gene and depression: Evidence for a gene-environment interaction in a sample of juvenile detainees. Psychological Science, 19, 62-69. [PDF]

Grigorenko, E., DeYoung, C. G., Getchell, M., Haeffel, G. J., af Klinteberg, B., Koposov, R. A., Oreland, L., Pakstis, A. J., Ruchkin, V. V., & Yrigollen, C. M. (2007). Exploring interactive effects of genes and environments in etiology of individual differences in reading comprehension. Development and Psychopathology, 19, 1089-1103. [PDF]


DeYoung, C. G., Peterson, J. B., Séguin, J. R., Mejia, J. M., Pihl, R. O., Beitchman, J. H., Jain, U., Tremblay, R. E. Kennedy, J. L., & Palmour, R. M. (2006). The dopamine D4 receptor gene and moderation of the association between externalizing behavior and IQ. Archives of General Psychiatry, 63, 1410-1416. [PDF]



Self-Deception

Mar, R. A., DeYoung, C. G., Higgins, D. M., & Peterson, J. B. (2006). Self-liking and self-competence separate self-evaluation from self-deception: Associations with personality, ability, and achievement. Journal of Personality, 74, 1-32. [PDF]

Peterson, J. B., DeYoung, C. G., Driver-Linn, E., Séguin, J.R, Higgins, D. M., Arseneault, L., & Tremblay, R. E. (2003). Self-deception and failure to modulate responses despite accruing evidence of error. Journal of Research in Personality, 37, 205-223. [PDF]

Peterson, J. B., Driver-Linn, E., & DeYoung, C. G. (2002).  Self-deception and impaired categorization of anomaly.  Personality and Individual Differences, 33, 327-340. [PDF]


Information Technology

Spence, I., DeYoung, C. G., & Feng, J. (2009). The Technology Profile Inventory: Construction, validation, and application. Computers in Human Behavior, 25, 458-465. [PDF]

DeYoung C. G. & Spence, I. (2004). Profiling information technology users: En route to dynamic personalization. Computers in Human Behavior, 20, 55-65. [PDF]



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