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    • A general response style factor: evidence from a multi–ethnic study in the Netherlands 

      He, Jia; Van de Vijver, Fons J.R. (Elsevier, 2013)
      In a cross-cultural study we addressed commonalities and differences of acquiescence, extremity, midpoint responding, and socially desirable responding that can be taken to constitute a single underlying response style. ...
    • The importance of psychological characteristics in potentially talented adolescent long distance runners 

      Pienaar, Anita Elizabeth; Kruger, Ankebé; Du Plessis, Elsje Susanna; Janse van Rensburg, Louis Philippuss; Pienaar, Anita Elizabeth; Kruger, Ankebé; Du Plessis, Elsje Susanna; Janse van Rensburg, Louis Philippuss (Sabinet, 2012)
      Long distance running is a moderate to high-power activity supported by aerobic energy (Ward-Smith, 1999). Apart from the importance of aerobic conditioning, long distance running requires a great deal of mental toughness. ...
    • Socially desirable responding: enhancement and denial in 20 countries 

      He, Jia; Van de Vijver, Fons J.R.; Espinosa, Alejandra Dominguez; Abubakar, Amina; Dimitrova, Radosveta (Sage Publications, 2015)
      This article investigated the dimensionality, measurement invariance, and cross-cultural variations of social desirability. A total of 3,471 university students from 20 countries completed an adapted version of ...