Personality and individual differences

This section covers all aspects of personality and differential psychology. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, intelligence, creativity, and personality to name a few.

  1. Software

    VREX: an open-source toolbox for creating 3D virtual reality experiments

    We present VREX, a free open-source Unity toolbox for virtual reality research in the fields of experimental psychology and neuroscience.

    Madis Vasser, Markus Kängsepp, Murad Magomedkerimov, Kälver Kilvits, Vladislav Stafinjak, Taavi Kivisik, Raul Vicente and Jaan Aru

    BMC Psychology 2017 5:4

    Published on: 14 February 2017

  2. Research article

    The Personality Inventory for DSM-5 Short Form (PID-5-SF): psychometric properties and association with big five traits and pathological beliefs in a Norwegian population

    With the publication of the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), an alternative model for personality disorders based on personality dysfunction and pathological per...

    Jens C. Thimm, Stian Jordan and Bo Bach

    BMC Psychology 2016 4:61

    Published on: 7 December 2016

  3. Research article

    Self-reported psychopathy in the Middle East: a cross-national comparison across Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United States

    The construct of psychopathy is sparsely researched in the non-Western world, particularly in the Middle East. As such, the extent to which the psychopathy construct can be generalized to other cultures, inclu...

    Robert D. Latzman, Ahmed M. Megreya, Lisa K. Hecht, Joshua D. Miller, D. Anne Winiarski and Scott O. Lilienfeld

    BMC Psychology 2015 3:37

    Published on: 29 October 2015

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Psychology 2015 3:42

  4. Research article

    Are women better than men at multi-tasking?

    There seems to be a common belief that women are better in multi-tasking than men, but there is practically no scientific research on this topic. Here, we tested whether women have better multi-tasking skills ...

    Gijsbert Stoet, Daryl B O’Connor, Mark Conner and Keith R Laws

    BMC Psychology 2013 1:18

    Published on: 24 October 2013