Ten-Item Personality Inventory (TIPI)

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Ten-Item Personality Inventory (TIPI)

The Ten-Item Personality Inventory by Gosling et al (2003), which provides a brief (1 minute) measure of the Big-Five personality dimensions.
Duration: 1 minutes
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Gosling, S. D., Rentfrow, P. J., & Swann, W. B. Jr. (2003). A very brief measure of the Big-Five personality domains. Journal of Research in Personality, 37, 504–528.

Hofmans, Kuppens, & Allik. (2008). Is short in length short in content? An examination of the domain representation of the Ten Item Personality Inventory scales in Dutch language. Personality and Individual Differences, 45(8), 750-755.

Ehrhart, Mark G., Ehrhart, Karen Holcombe, Roesch, Scott C., Chung-Herrera, Beth G., Nadler, Kristy, & Bradshaw, Kelsey. (2009). Testing the latent factor structure and construct validity of the Ten-Item Personality Inventory. Personality and Individual Differences, 47(8), 900-905.

Romero, Villar, Gómez-Fraguela, & López-Romero. (2012). Measuring personality traits with ultra-short scales: A study of the Ten Item Personality Inventory (TIPI) in a Spanish sample. Personality and Individual Differences, 53(3), 289-293.