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Intellectual ability correlates of the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale.
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PMID:  16370639     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
The hypothesis that the Marlowe-Crowne Scale would be negatively related to a variety of intellectual ability measures was investigated in a sample of college students. As predicted, MC scores were negatively correlated with measures of intelligence (Quick Test), associational ability (Remote Associates Test), and academic achievement (course grades). These results suggest that the vulnerable self-esteem and defensiveness traditionally ascribed to high versus low MC scorers may at least in part, reflect a history of poorer performance in intellectual and academically related activities.
R G Evans; G B Forbach
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of personality assessment     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0022-3891     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pers Assess     Publication Date:  1982 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-22     Completed Date:  2006-02-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1260201     Medline TA:  J Pers Assess     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  59-62     Citation Subset:  -    
Dept. of Psychology, Washburn University of Topeka, KS 66621, USA.
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