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Development and Validation of the Behavioral Tendencies Questionnaire

van Damm, Nicholas T., Brown, Anna, Mole, Tom B., Davis, Jake H., Britton, Willoughby B., Brewer, Judson A. (2015) Development and Validation of the Behavioral Tendencies Questionnaire. PLoS ONE, 10 (11). pp. 1-21. ISSN 1932-6203. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140867) (KAR id:51752)

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At a fundamental level, taxonomy of behavior and behavioral tendencies can be described

numerous theories of personality, temperament, and character, few seem to take advantage

creating a questionnaire based on a categorization of behavioral temperaments/tendencies

using historical and contemporary texts of the behavioral temperaments, described as

this categorical typology and benefit from the advantageous properties of forced-choice

were modeled using Latent Class Analysis (LCA). One sample (n1 = 394) was used to estimate

using the established parameters and cross-validate the classification against

(construct-consistent relationships with related measures) that seemed to corroborate the

created from the best performing items (the Behavioral Tendencies Questionnaire or BTQ)

tendencies, and promises practical and clinical utility particularly in settings that teach and

study meditation practices such as Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1371/journal.pone.0140867
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology > Applied Psychology
Depositing User: Anna Brown
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2015 12:35 UTC
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2020 04:07 UTC
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