Mini‐International Personality Item Pool (Short form)

Measure Definition:

This measure is a 20-item version of the original 50-item International Personality Item Pool (IPIP) measure. It is used in some national longitudinal studies, such as the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health).



Construct Definition (and Source):

The complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual. (NCI)

Selected References

Citation PubMed ID

Donnellan, M. B., Oswald, F. L., Baird, B. M., & Lucas, R. E. (2006). The mini-IPIP scales: tiny-yet-effective measures of the Big Five factors of personality. Psychological assessment, 18(2), 192.