TITLE

Faking personality questionnaires: Fabricating different profiles for different purposes

AUTHOR(S)
Furnham, Adrian
PUB. DATE
March 1990
SOURCE
Current Psychology;Spring90, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the extent of personality tests susceptible to deliberate faking, the nature of the typical fake profile, and the typical fake response pattern. Absence of a great deal of consensus on the desirable response resulting to validity of self-report measures despite faking; Empirical confirmation of the argument that subjects can produce the exact profile they seem to produce.
ACCESSION #
9701290187

 

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