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Albert Mehrabian

Albert Mehrabian

Research interests: personality and temperament theory and measurement including comprehensive temperament theory; comprehensive approach to measurement of emotions. Developed personality scales include: Emotional Empathy, Achieving Tendency, Self-Esteem, Optimism, Violence Risk, Dominance (or Internal Control), Arousal (or Sensation) Seeking, Trait Arousability (or general Emotionality),Trait Anxiety, Depression, Habitual Alcohol & Drug Use, Somatism, Panic Disorder, Affiliative Tendency (or sociability). Developed child development scales include: Comprehensive Measures of Child Language Ability (CLAM), Child Arousability, Parental Attitudes Scales. Currently engaged in extensive research on Emotional Intelligence (defined as an individual's potential for life success).

Primary Interests:

  • Aggression, Conflict, Peace
  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Communication, Language
  • Emotion, Mood, Affect
  • Helping, Prosocial Behavior
  • Motivation, Goal Setting
  • Nonverbal Behavior
  • Personality, Individual Differences
  • Political Psychology

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Journal Articles:

  • Blum, J. S., & Mehrabian, A. (1999). Personality and temperament correlates of marital satisfaction. Journal of Personality, 66, 93-125.
  • Mehrabian, A. (2000, May). Beyond IQ: Broad-based measurement of individual success potential or "emotional intelligence." Genetic, Social, and General Psychology Monographs.
  • Mehrabian, A. (1998). Effects of poll reports on voter preferences. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 28, 2119-2130.
  • Mehrabian, A. (1997). Relations among personality scales of aggression, violence, and empathy: Validational evidence bearing on the Risk of Eruptive Violence Scale. Aggressive Behavior, 23, 433-445.

Albert Mehrabian
1130 Alta Mesa Road
Monterey, California 93940
United States of America

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