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Del Paulhus

Del Paulhus

Professor Del Paulhus has research interests in agency-communion, overclaiming, socially desirable responding, self-deception, impression management, cheating, and dark personalities. He is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the Western Psychological Association, and the Canadian Psychological Association.

Primary Interests:

  • Aggression, Conflict, Peace
  • Ethics and Morality
  • Interpersonal Processes
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Law and Public Policy
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Person Perception
  • Personality, Individual Differences
  • Research Methods, Assessment
  • Self and Identity
  • Social Cognition

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Books:

  • Paulhus, D. L. (1998). The Balanced Inventory of Desirable Responding (BIDR-7). Toronto/Buffalo: Multi-Health Systems.

Journal Articles:

  • Trapnell, P. D., & Paulhus, D. L. (2012). Agentic and communal values. Journal of Personality Assessment, 94, 39-52.
  • Paulhus, D. L., & Carey, J. M. (2011). The FAD-Plus: Measuring lay beliefs regarding free will and related constructs. Journal of Personality Assessment, 93, 96-104.
  • 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, 6, 293-307.
  • Jones, D. N., & Paulhus, D. L. (2010). Different provocations trigger aggression in narcissists and psychopaths. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 1, 12-18.
  • Kurt, A., & Paulhus, D. L. (2008). Moderators of the adaptiveness of self-enhancement: Operationalization, outcome domain, and outcome evaluator. Journal of Research in Personality, 42, 839-852.
  • 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.
  • Paulhus, D. L., Harms, P. D., Bruce, M. N., & Lysy, D. C. (2004). The over-claiming technique: Measuring self-enhancement independent of ability. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
  • Paulhus, D. L., Wehr, P., Harms, P. D., & Strasser, D. I. (2002). Use of exemplar surveys to reveal implicit types of intelligence. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 1051-1062.
  • 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., Duncan, J., & Yik, M. S. M. (2002). Patterns of shyness in European and Asian-heritage students. Journal of Research in Personality.
  • Paulhus, D. L., Trapnell, P. D., & Chen, D. (1999). Birth order effects on personality and achievement within families. Psychological Science, 10, 482-488.
  • Paulhus, D. L. (1998). Interpersonal adaptiveness of trait self-enhancement: A mixed blessing? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74, 1197-1208.
  • 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, 1025-1060.

Other Publications:

  • 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). New York: Academic Press.
  • 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.
  • 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. New York: Guilford.
  • Jones, D. N., & Paulhus, D. L. (2009). Machiavellianism. In M. R. Leary & R. H. Hoyle (Eds.), Handbook of individual differences in social behavior. New York: Guilford.

Courses Taught:

Del Paulhus
Department of Psychology
2136 West Mall
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
Canada

  • Phone: (604) 822-3286
  • Fax: (604) 822-6923

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