2. Personality Types of 6–year–olds and their Associations with Academic Achievement and Behavior.
3. Replication with 5–year–olds and their Associations with Achievement and Behavior.
4. Personality Types and Academic Achievement.
5. Stability and Change in Personality Types.
6. Personality Types as a Moderator of the Association of Head Start Participation to Developmental Outcome.
7. Summary of Findings and General Discussion.
8. Appendix A: Correlations among Vectors of Factor Scores for Seven Random Samples of 6–year–olds.
9. Appendix B: Correlations among Vectors of Factor Scores for Seven Random Samples of 5–year–olds.
Part II: Commentary:.
10. Setting an Agenda for a Person–Centered Approach to Personality Development: Richards W. Robins (University of California, Davis), Jessica L. Tracy (University of California, Davis)
Robert Atkins (M.S., Rutgers University, 1999) is a doctoral cadidate in the Department of Public Health and an assistant professor in the Department of Nursing at Temple University. His research interests include the intersection of poverty and urban development with healthy development in youth. In collaboration with Daniel Hart he cofounded and runs the Camden STARR Program (Sports Teaching Adolescents Responsibility and Resilience) a nonprofit, youth development program that strives to improve the life chances of youth in Camden, New Jersey.
Suzanne G. Fegley (Ph.D., Temple University, 1997) is the research manager of the Center for Health Achievement, Neighborhood Growth, and Ethnic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently exploring healthy youth development in the context of low income, urban minority schools and neighborhoods. Other research interests include identity, self, personality, socioemotional and social–cognitive development in children and adolescents.
Richard W. Robins (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1995) is an associate professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis. His research focuses on the nature and development of personality and self–esteem, particularly during adolescence. He is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
Jessica L. Tracy (BA, 1996, Amherst College) is a doctoral student at the University of California, Davis. Her research focuses on self–esteem development and the personality processes that underlie the experience and expression of self–conscious emotions such as pride and shame.