Date of Award


Publication Type

Master Thesis

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Psychology, Psychometrics.




The present study concerned the psychometric evaluation of the Singer-Loomis Inventory of Personality (SLIP; Singer & Loomis, 1984). Utilizing a two week repeated measures design, 209 introductory psychology students completed the SLIP on two occasions. During the first test session the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI; Myers, 1962), the NEO Personality Inventory (NEO-PI; Costa & McCrae, 1985), and the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale (M-CSDS; Crowne & Marlowe, 1960) were also administered as convergent and discriminant measures. Reliability analysis, which included test-retest reliability and interitem consistency, resulted in satisfactory support for the SLIP. Validity analyses, which focused on the convergent and discriminant correlations of the SLIP with the M-CSDS, MBTI and NEO-PI, revealed that all but four of the 16 SLIP scales have marginal construct validity. The SLIP extraversion, judging, extraverted feeling and extraverted sensation scales exhibited good construct validity. The study concludes with a discussion of the implications of the findings of the present study and suggestions for future research.Dept. of Psychology. Paper copy at Leddy Library: Theses & Major Papers - Basement, West Bldg. / Call Number: Thesis1992 .M2253. Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 31-04, page: 1952. Thesis (M.A.)--University of Windsor (Canada), 1992.