A Zupancic's research while affiliated with University of Ljubljana and other places

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Previous studies have documented links between sub-clinical narcissism and the active pursuit of short-term mating strategies (e.g., unrestricted sociosexuality, marital infidelity, mate poaching). Nearly all of these investigations have relied solely on samples from Western cultures. In the current study, responses from a cross-cultural survey of...
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Most people hold beliefs about personality characteristics typical of members of their own and others' cultures. These perceptions of national character may be generalizations from personal experience, stereotypes with a “kernel of truth,” or inaccurate stereotypes. We obtained national character ratings of 3989 people from 49 cultures and compared...
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Most people hold beliefs about personality characteristics typical of members of their own and others' cultures. These perceptions of national character may be generalizations from personal experience, stereotypes with a "kernel of truth," or inaccurate stereotypes. We obtained national character ratings of 3989 people from 49 cultures and compared...

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... As human beings have come into increasing contact with people from other parts of the globe, understanding the psychological differences and similarities between people of different cultures has become increasingly critical [1][2][3] , with broad-reaching economic and political implications. Over the last few decades, researchers in fields including anthropology, evolutionary biology, and cognitive science have investigated questions about universals in human nature [4][5][6][7][8] . During the same period, there has been increasing interest in psychological differences across cultures 2,[9][10][11] . ...
... Nevertheless, there is the possibility of cross-cultural differences in self-assessment. Terracciano et al. (2005) were able to show that although there are differences in the assessment of personality traits of other nationalities, these differences were not reflected in the empirical study. It would be a challenging endeavor to continue to conduct nationwide representative studies such as the SOEP also in other cultures to investigate whether the expressions differ from the American and European results. ...
... Personality. Personality was measured by having participants (n = 2565) complete, in self-report format, the National Character Survey (NCS; Terracciano et al., 2005; for the approved Finnish translation, see Realo et al., 2009). This measure-designed to mimic the original 240 item NEO PI-R (Costa & McCrae, 1992)-consists of 30 bipolar items, of which each measures a facet of the FFM (Costa & McCrae, 1992). ...