Journal Article Assessment Form Your Name: ________________________
Journal: JPSP JP JRP PSPB JPA EJP

Volume: ______ Pages: ______ Authors: _________________________________________

Title: _____________________________________________________________________

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This article is primarily:

Conceptual ____

theoretical (new ways of thinking about the nature of personality itself) or
analytical (value judgments about the nature of personality research; relationship between personality research and larger social and political issues) or
review (summary of and commentary on other articles)
Major argument the article is establishing:

 

 

Methodological _____

Technical or methodological development (suggesting ways of improving personality assessment and
research through new measures, techniques scoring procedures, or mathematical formulae)
Brief description of technical or methodological development:

 

 

Empirical _____

Investigating the relationship between personality (assessed with any
established measure) and other LOST variables

Traits Assessed
Life Events ______________________________________________
Observer Ratings ______________________________________________
Self-Report ______________________________________________
Test Data ______________________________________________