Andrei Ion

Andrei Ion
University of Bucharest | Unibuc · Department of Psychology

PhD

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The current study investigates the incremental validity of emic personality traits over etic traits and GMA in predicting job performance. Demographics, cognitive ability and personality data from two samples, of Chinese and Romanian workers from the same company, were collected and contrasted with performance data collected at two points in time....
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In two studies, based on four samples and more than 600 participants, the authors examined applicant reactions, criterion and incremental validity, and differential prediction of emotional intelligence (EI) in personnel selection using the Mayer–Salovey–Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test. The first study examined applicant reactions in terms of fac...
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Using data provided by the Self-Directed Search (SDS) on a sample of 1,519 participants comprising 3 subsamples containing high school students, university students, and working adults, the authors examine the structure of vocational interests in Romania. Three competing structural models of vocational interests (Holland's circumplex model and Gati...
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Based on four samples and more than 2,000 participants, the authors examined the structural equivalence, discriminant validity as well as criterion and incremental validity of the Romanian version of the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT), an ability-based measure of emotional intelligence. Results suggest that the Romanian v...
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Our research perspective can be seen as an extension of standard linguistic hypothesis, focusing on the metaphorical expressions used in spoken language and their potential to describe personality. The aim of the study was to demonstrate that metaphorical expressions can be used as descriptors of personality. The subsequent objective was to develop...
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Past negative time perspective (PNTP), characterized by rumination on painful past experiences, is generally considered harmful to a person’s well-being. However, there is reason to suspect that a PNTP may not make matters worse if a high PNTP is consistent with culture, as in the case of India. Drawing on the person–culture matching hypothesis, we...
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Over the past decades, the study of personality gained momentum in the field of sport psychology, a prime example being the increased number of publications relating personality to performance in extreme sports. The aim of the present investigation was twofold: to relate Five-Factor Model (FFM) personality traits with various aspects of climbing pe...
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The main purpose of the current research was to examine the cross-ethnic variability of various anxiety measurement frameworks, in an understudied East European culture. Three anxiety measures, the Anxiety scale from the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III (MCMI; Millon et al. 2006, 2010), the Trait-Anxiety scale from the State-Trait Anxiety I...
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In their focal article, Highhouse et al. (2020) present a thoughtful and thorough evaluation and discussion of journal prestige. Primarily through an extensive survey of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) members, they assessed the perceived prestige of many journals and investigated differences in these perceptions bet...
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Based on four samples and more than 2,000 participants, the authors examined the structural equivalence, discriminant validity as well as criterion and incremental validity of the Romanian version of the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT), an ability-based measure of emotional intelligence. Results suggest that the Romanian v...
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Gender- and age-related differences in the variability of various human attributes and abilities have been investigated. This article investigates the age and gender differences in the variability of Holland’s six vocational dimensions with a sample including 1,519 participants, divided into four age groups: early adolescence (12–15 years old), ado...
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One of the recent developments in personality psychology is the emergence of a new construct, Grit. Its emergence led to a proliferation of studies advancing Grit as a significant predictor of various positive outcomes. So far, little attention has been paid to testing its relevance for various work-related outcomes. The present paper unraveled Gri...
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Traditionally, organizational psychologists rely on personality measures in order to make personnel selection decisions. However, the extent to which the measurement of personality traits is varies across high-stake test-taking context is not entirely understood. Drawing on a Romanian dataset, we explored different levels of invariance between high...
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Across 5 different samples, totaling more than 1,600 participants from India, Indonesia, Oman, Romania, and Thailand, the authors address the question of cross-cultural replicability of a personality structure, while exploring the utility of exploratory structural equation modeling (ESEM) as a data analysis technique in cross-cultural personality r...

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The present study investigates several psychological factors and preferences involved in sport climbing and bouldering (indoor and outdoor). The study will involve two waves of data collection; in the 1st wave will be assessed personality preferences, emotional characteristics, and motivational aspects. In the 2nd wave: executive functioning, risk taking, personality dimensions, pain tolerance, and other dimensions.
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Piloting the first twin registry in Romania. More info (in Romanian) at https://registrulgemenilor.wordpress.com/