Selected publications representing my work in 15 areas:

(Some fall into more than one area)

 

Response Styles

Paulhus, D. L. (1984). Two-component models of socially desirable responding. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 46, 598-609.

Paulhus, D. L. (1991). Measurement and control of response bias. In J. P. Robinson, P. R. Shaver, & L. S. Wrightsman (Eds.), Measures of personality and social psychological attitudes (pp.17-59). San Diego: Academic Press.

Paulhus, D. L., Bruce, M. N., & Trapnell, P. D. (1995). Effects of self-presentation strategies on personality profiles and their structure. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 21, 100-108.

Paulhus, D. L. (1998). Manual for the Paulhus Deception Scales: BIDR Version 7. Toronto: Multi-Health Systems.

Meston, C. M., Heiman, J. R., Trapnell, P. D., & Paulhus, D. L. (1998).Socially desirable responding and sexuality self-reports. Journal of Sex Research, 35, 148-157.

Paulhus, D. L. (2002). Socially desirable responding: The evolution of a construct. In H. Braun, D.N. Jackson, & D.E. Wiley (Eds.), The role of constructs in psychological and educational measurement (pp. 67-88). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Paulhus, D. L., & Vazire, S. (2007). The self-report method. In R.W. Robins, R.C. Fraley, & R.F. Krueger (Eds.), Handbook of research methods in personality psychology (pp. 224-239). New York: Guilford.

Hamamura, T., Heine, S. J., & Paulhus, D. L. (2008). Cultural differences in response styles: The role of the dialectical thinking. Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 932-942.

Blasberg, S. A., & Rogers, K. H., & Paulhus, D. L. (2014). The Bidimensional Impression Management Index (BIMI): Measuring agentic and communal forms of impression management. Journal of Personality Assessment, 96, 523-531.

Paulhus, D. L. (2017). Social desirability. In B. Carducci (Ed.), Wiley Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences (Vol.III). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

Bensch, D., Paulhus, D. L., Stankov, L., & Ziegler, M. (in press). Teasing apart overclaiming, overconfidence, and socially desirable responding. Assessment.

 

Also see below for related articles on Over-Claiming and Self-Enhancement

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Self-Enhancement

Paulhus, D. L., & Reid, D. B. (1991). Enhancement and denial in socially desirable responding. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 60, 307-317.

Paulhus, D. L. (1998). Interpersonal adaptiveness of trait self-enhancement: A mixed blessing? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74, 1197-1208.

Yik, M.S.M., Bond, M., & Paulhus, D. L. (1998). Do Chinese self-enhance or self-efface?: It's a matter of domain. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 24, 399-406.

Paulhus, D. L., & John, O. P. (1998). Egoistic and moralistic bias in self-perceptions: The interplay of self-deceptive styles with basic traits and motives. Journal of Personality, 66, 2024-1060.

Robins, R.W., & Paulhus, D. L. (2001). The character of self-enhancers: Implications for organizations. In B. W. Roberts & R. Hogan (Eds.), Personality psychology in the workplace (pp. 193-222). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Paulhus, D. L., Harms, P. D., Bruce, M. N., & Lysy, D. C. (2003). The over-claiming technique: Measuring bias independent of accuracy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 681-693.

Paulhus, D. L., Robins, R.W., Trzesniewski, K. H., & Tracy, J. L. (2004). Two replicable suppressor situations in personality research. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 39, 301-326.

Paulhus, D. L., & Trapnell, P. D. (2008). Self-presentation: An agency-communion framework. In O. P. John, R. W. Robins, & L. A. Pervin (Eds.), Handbook of personality psychology (pp. 492-517). New York: Guilford.

Paulhus, D. L., & Holden, R. R. (2010). Measuring self-enhancement: From self-report to concrete behavior. In C. R. Agnew, D. E. Carlston, W. G. Graziano, & J. R. Kelly (Eds.), Then a miracle occurs: Focusing on behavior in social psychological theory and research (pp. 227-246). New York: Oxford University Press.

Paulhus, D. L., Westlake, B. G., Calvez, S. S., & Harms, P. D. (2013). Self-presentation style in job interviews: The role of personality and culture. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43, 2042-2059.

Ahmadian, S., Azarshahi, S., & Paulhus, D. L. (2017). Explaining Donald Trump via communication style: Grandiosity, informality, and dynamism. Personality and Individual Differences, 107, 49-53.

 

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 Over-Claiming Technique

Paulhus, D. L., Harms, P. D., Bruce, M. N., & Lysy, D. C. (2003). The over-claiming technique: Measuring bias independent of accuracy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 681-693.

Paulhus, D. L., & Harms, P. D. (2004). Measuring cognitive ability with the over-claiming technique, Intelligence, 32, 297-314.

Paulhus, D. L., & Holden, R. R. (2010). Measuring self-enhancement: From self-report to concrete behavior. In C. R. Agnew, D. E. Carlston, W. G. Graziano, & J. R. Kelly (Eds.), Then a miracle occurs: Focusing on behavior in social psychological theory and research (pp. 227-246). New York: Oxford University Press.

Paulhus, D. L. (2012). Overclaiming on personality questionnaires. In M. Ziegler, C. MacCann, & R. D. Roberts (Eds.), New perspectives on faking in personality assessments (pp. 151-164). New York: Oxford University Press.

Paulhus, D. L., & Dubois, P. J. (2014). Application of the overclaiming technique to scholastic assessment. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 74, 975-990.

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Dark Personalities

Fehr, B., Samsom, D., & Paulhus, D. L. (1992). The construct of Machiavellianism: Twenty years later. In C. D. Spielberger & J. N. Butcher (Eds.), Advances in personality assessment (Vo1.9, pp.77-116). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum

Paulhus, D. L., & Williams, K. (2002). The Dark Triad of personality: Narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy. Journal of Research in Personality, 36, 556-568.

Paulhus, D. L., Williams, K.M., & Nathanson, C. (2004). Predicting cheating from cognitive ability: A comprehensive review. In B. Zumbo (Ed.), First Conry conference on measurement. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Williams, K.M., & Paulhus, D. L. (2004). Factor structure of the Self-Report Psychopathy scale (SRP-II) in non-forensic samples. Personality and Individual Differences, 33, 1520-1530.

Nathanson, C., Paulhus, D. L., & Williams, K.M. (2006). Personality and misconduct correlates of body modification and other cultural deviance markers. Journal of Research in Personality, 40,779-802.

Jones, D.N., & Paulhus, D. L. (2008). Machiavellianism. In M.R. Leary & R.H. Hoyle (Eds.), Handbook of individual differences in social behavior. New York: Guilford.

Williams, K.M., Cooper, B.S., Howell, T.M., Yuille, J.C., & Paulhus, D. L. (2009). Inferring sexually deviant behavior from corresponding fantasies: The role of personality and pornography consumption. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 36, 198-222.

Jones, D.N., & Paulhus, D. L. (2010). Different provocations trigger aggression in narcissists and psychopaths. Social and Personality Psychology Science, 1, 12-18.

Williams, K. M., Nathanson, C., & Paulhus, D. L. (2010). Identifying and profiling scholastic cheaters: Their personality, cognitive ability, and motivation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 16, 293-307.

Jones, D. N., & Paulhus, D. L. (2010). Differentiating the Dark Triad within the interpersonal circumplex. In L.M. Horowitz & S.N. Strack (Eds.), Handbook of interpersonal theory and research (pp. 249-267). New York: Guilford.

Jones, D. N., & Paulhus, D. L. (2011). The role of impulsivity in the Dark Triad of personality. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 679-682.

Paulhus, D. L., & Abild, M. L. (2011). Values matter: Casting the House characters onto the interpersonal circumplex. In L. L. Martin & T. Cascio (Eds.), House and psychology: Humanity is over-rated (pp. 208-218). New York: Wiley & Sons.

Furnham, A., Richards, S. C., & Paulhus, D. L. (2013). The Dark Triad of personality: A 10-year review. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 7, 199-216.

Buckels, E. E., Jones, D. N., & Paulhus, D. L. (2013). Behavioral confirmation of everyday sadism. Psychological Science, 24, 2201 - 2209.

Buckels, E. E., Trapnell, P. D., & Paulhus, D. L. (2014). Trolls just want to have fun. Personality and Individual Differences, 67, 97-102.

Paulhus, D. L. (2014). Toward a taxonomy of dark personalities. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23, 421-426.

Paulhus, D. L., & Jones, D. N. (2015). Measures of dark personalities. In G. J. Boyle, D. H. Saklofske, & G. Matthews (Eds.), Measures of personality and social psychological constructs (pp.562-594). San Diego: Academic Press.

Paulhus, D. L., & Dutton, D. G. (2017). Everyday sadism. In V. Zeigler-Hill & D. Marcus (Eds.), Dark side of human nature. New York: Wiley & Sons.

Paulhus, D. L. (2016). Dark Tetrad of personality. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Springer Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. New York: Springer.

Paulhus, D. L., & Jones, D. N. (2016). Individual differences in aggression: The role of dark personalities. In B. J. Bushman (Ed.), Aggression and violence: A social psychological perspective (pp.105-118). New York: Routledge.

Paulhus, D. L., Curtis, S. R., & Jones, D. N. (2017). Trait aggression: the Dark Tetrad alternative. Current Opinion in Psychology, 19, 88-92.

Jones, D. N., & Paulhus, D. L. (2017). Duplicity among the Dark Triad: Three faces of deceit. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 113, 329-342.

 

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Intelligence

Paulhus, D. L., Lysy, D., & Yik, M. (1998). Self-report measures of intelligence: Are they useful as proxy measures of IQ?  Journal of Personality, 64, 525-555.

Paulhus, D. L., & Landolt, M. (2000). Paragons of intelligence: The psychological significance of ideal exemplars of intelligence. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 32, 33-44.

Paulhus, D. L., Wehr, P., Harms, P. D., & Strasser, D. I.. (2002). Use of exemplar surveys to reveal implicit theories of intelligence. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 1051-1062.

Paulhus, D. L., & Harms, P. D. (2004). Measuring cognitive ability with the over-claiming technique. Intelligence, 32, 297-314.

Paulhus, D. L., & Dubois, P. J. (2015). The link between cognitive ability and scholastic cheating: A meta-analysis. Review of General Psychology, 19, 183-190.

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Social Cognition

Paulhus, D. L., & Levitt, K. (1987). Desirable responding triggered by affect: Automatic egotism? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 52, 245-259.

Paulhus, D. L., Martin, C. L., & Murphy, G. K. (1992). Some effects of arousal on sex-stereotyping. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 18, 325-330.

Paulhus, D. L. (1993). Bypassing the will: The automatization of affirmations. In D. M. Wegner & J. W. Pennebaker (Eds.), Handbook of mental control (pp. 573-587). Hillsdale, NJ: Psychology.

Paulhus, D. L., & Landolt, M. (2000). Paragons of intelligence: The psychological significance of ideal exemplars of intelligence. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 32, 33-44.

Paulhus, D. L. (2000). Nominations of intelligent exemplars: Contributions of target achievement and prototype fit. Social Cognition, 18, 319-328.

Paulhus, D. L., Wehr, P., Harms, P. D., & Strasser, D. I. (2002). Use of exemplar surveys to reveal implicit theories of intelligence. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 1051-1062.

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Shyness

Paulhus, D. L., & Morgan, K. (1997). Perceptions of intelligence in leaderless groups: The dynamic effects of shyness and acquaintance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72, 581-591.

Paulhus, D. L., & Trapnell, P. D. (1998). Typological measures of shyness: Additive, interactive, and categorical. Journal of Research in Personality, 32, 183-201.

Paulhus, D. L., Duncan, J.H., & Yik, M.S.M. (2002). Patterns of shyness in East-Asian and European-heritage students. Journal of Research in Personality, 36, 442-462.

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Person Perception

Paulhus, D. L., & Bruce, M.N. (1992). The effect of acquaintanceship on the validity of personality impressions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 63, 816-824.

Paulhus, D. L., & Reynolds, S.R. (1995). Enhancing target variance in personality impressions: Highlighting the person in person perception. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 69, 344-354.

Paulhus, D. L., & Morgan, K. (1997). Perceptions of intelligence in leaderless groups: The dynamic effects of shyness and acquaintance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72, 581-591.

Paulhus, D. L., & Landolt, M. (2000). Paragons of intelligence: The psychological significance of ideal exemplars of intelligence. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 32, 33-44.

Paulhus, D. L., Wehr, P., Harms, P.D., & Strasser, D.I. (2002). Use of exemplar surveys to reveal implicit theories of intelligence. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 1051-1062.

Paulhus, D. L., Westlake, B. G., Calvez, S. S., & Harms, P. D. (2013). Self-presentation style in job interviews: The role of personality and culture. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43, 2042-2059.

 

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Culture

McCrae, R.R., Yik, M., Trapnell, P.D., Bond, M., & Paulhus, D. L. (1998). Interpreting personality profiles across cultures. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74, 1041-1055.

Yik, M.S.M., Bond, M., & Paulhus, D. L. (1998). Do Chinese self-enhance or self-efface?: It's a matter of domain. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 24, 399-406.

Meston, C. M., Heiman, J. R., Trapnell, P. D., & Paulhus, D. L. (1998). Socially desirable responding and sexuality self-reports. Journal of Sex Research, 35, 148-157.

Ryder, A.G., Alden, L.E., & Paulhus, D. L. (2000). Is acculturation unidimensional or bidimensional?: A head-to-head comparison in the prediction of personality, self-identity, and adjustment. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79, 49-65.

Paulhus, D. L., Duncan, J.D., & Yik, M.S.M. (2002). Patterns of shyness in students of European and East-Asian heritage. Journal of Research in Personality, 36, 442-462.

Terracciano, A.Paulhus, D. L.,.& McCrae, R.R. (2005). National character does not reflect mean personality trait levels in 49 countries. Science, 310, 96-100.

Hamamura, T., Heine, S.J., & Paulhus, D. L. (2008). Cultural differences in response styles: The role of the dialectical thinking. Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 932-942.

Ryder, A. G., Alden, L. E., Paulhus, D. L., & Dere, J. (2013). Does acculturation predict adjustment? It depends on who you talk to. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 37, 502-506.

Gebauer, J. E., Paulhus, D. L., & Neberich, W. (2013). Big Two personality and religiosity across cultures: Communals as religious conformists and agentics as religious contrarians. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4, 22-31.

 

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Perceived Control

Paulhus, D. L., & Christie, R. (1981). Spheres of control: An interactionist approach to locus of control assessment. In H. Lefcourt (Ed.), Research with the locus of control construct (Vol.1, pp.161-188). New York: Academic Press.

Paulhus, D. L. (1983). Sphere-specific measures of perceived control. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 44, 1253-1268.

Paulhus, D. L., & Van Selst, M. (1990). The Spheres of Control scale: Ten years of research. Personality and Individual Differences, 11, 1029-1036.

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 Educational Psychology

Nathanson, C., Paulhus, D. L., & Williams, K. M. (2004). The challenge to cumulative learning: Do introductory courses actually benefit advanced students? Teaching of Psychology, 31, 5-9.

Paulhus, D. L., Nathanson, C., & Williams, K.M. (2004). Predicting cheating from cognitive ability: A comprehensive review. In B. D. Zumbo (Ed.), Developments in the Theories and Applications of Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodologies Across the Disciplines. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press.

Nathanson, C., Paulhus, D. L., & Williams, K. (2006). Predictors of a behavioral measure of academic cheating: Personality and competence but not demographics. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 31,97-122.

Williams, K.M., Nathanson, C., & Paulhus, D. L. (2010). Identifying and profiling scholastic cheaters: Their personality, cognitive ability, and motivation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 16, 293-307.

Paulhus, D. L., & Dubois, P. J. (2014). Application of the overclaiming technique to scholastic assessment. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 74, 975-990.

Paulhus, D. L., & Dubois, P. J. (2015). The link between cognitive ability and scholastic cheating: A meta-analysis. Review of General Psychology, 19, 183-190.

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Psychological Defense

Paulhus, D. L., Fridhandler, B., & Hayes, S. (1997). Psychological defense: Contemporary theory and research. In R. Hogan, J. A. Johnson, & S. R. Briggs (Eds.), Handbook of Personality Psychology (pp. 543-579). San Diego: Academic Press.

Lockard, J. S., & Paulhus, D. L. (Eds.)(1988). Self-deception: An adaptive mechanism? New York: Prentice-Hall.

Paulhus, D. L., & John, O.P. (1998). Egoistic and moralistic bias in self-perceptions: The interplay of self-deceptive styles with basic traits and motives. Journal of Personality, 66, 2024-1060.

Paulhus, D. L. (2008). Self deception. In R. F. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), Encyclopedia of social psychology (pp. 189-190). New York: Sage Press.

Paulhus, D. L., & Buckels, E. (2012). Classic self-deception revisited. In S. Vazire & T. W. Wilson (Eds.), Handbook of self-knowledge (pp. 363-378). New York: Guilford.

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Birth Order

Paulhus, D. L., Trapnell, P. D., & Chen, D. (1999). Effects of birth order on achievement and personality within families. Psychological Science, 10, 482-488.

Paulhus, D. L. (2008). Birth order. In M. M. Haith & J. B. Benson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development (pp. 204-211). San Diego: Academic Press.

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Agency & Communion

Paulhus, D. L. & Martin, C. L. (1987). The structure of personality capabilities. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 52, 354-365.

Paulhus, D. L. & Martin, C. L. (1988). Functional flexibility: A new approach to interpersonal flexibility. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 55, 88-101.

Paulhus, D. L., & Trapnell, P.D. (2008). Self-presentation of personality: An agency-communion framework. In O.P. John, R.W. Robins, & L.A. Pervin (Eds.), Handbook of personality. New York: Guilford.

Paulhus, D. L. (2002). Socially desirable responding: The evolution of a construct. In H. Braun, D.N. Jackson, & D.E. Wiley (Eds.), The role of constructs in psychological and educational measurement (pp. 67-88). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Jones, D.N., & Paulhus, D. L. (2010). Differentiating the Dark Triad within the interpersonal circumplex. In L.M. Horowitz & S. Strack (Eds.), Handbook of interpersonal theory and research (pp. 249-267). New York: Guilford.

Paulhus, D. L., & Abild, M. L. (2011). Values matter: Casting the House characters onto the interpersonal circumplex. In L. L. Martin & T. Cascio (Eds.), House and psychology: Humanity is over-rated (pp. 208-218). New York: Wiley & Sons.

Trapnell, P. D., & Paulhus, D. L. (2012). Agentic and communal values: Their scope and measurement. Journal of Personality Assessment, 94, 39-52.

Gebauer, J. E., Paulhus, D. L., & Neberich, W. (2013). Big Two personality and religiosity across cultures: Communals as religious conformists and agentics as religious contrarians. Social Psychology and Personality Science, 4, 21-30.

Blasberg, S. A., Rogers, K. H., & Paulhus, D. L. (2014). The Bidimensional Impression Management Inventory (BIMI): Measuring agentic and communal forms of impression management. Journal of Personality Assessment, 96, 339-347.

 

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Free Will

Paulhus, D. L., & Carey, J. M. (2011). FAD-Plus: Measuring lay beliefs in free will and related concepts. Journal of Personality Assessment, 93, 96-104.

Carey, J. M., & Paulhus, D. L. (2013). Worldview implications of believing in free will and/or determinism: Politics, morality, and punitiveness. Journal of Personality, 81, 130-141.

 

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