Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences

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Petrides, K. V.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_1957-1

Early Life and Educational Background

Konstantinos Vassilis Petrides was born in Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1972. He completed high-school in Anatolia College (Thessaloniki, Greece) and his Bachelor in Business Administration at PACE University in New York City (USA), where he graduated with summa cum laude honors. In his undergraduate degree, he pursued a rounded, multidisciplinary education with particular emphasis on general business management, mathematics, and philosophy. Subsequently, he focused on psychology, statistics, and psychometrics obtaining postgraduate qualifications from the Universities of Exeter (MSc in Psychological Research Methods) and Nottingham (Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology) in the UK before going on to complete a PhD at University College London. In Exeter university, he was taught psychometrics by Professor Paul Kline, the first-ever Professor of Psychometrics in the UK and completed his dissertation in Hans J. Eysenck’s lab under the supervision of Dr....

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Selected Bibliography

  1. Allik, J. (2013). Personality psychology in the first decade of the new millennium: A bibliometric portrait. European Journal of Personality, 27, 5–14.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Barrett, P. T., Petrides, K. V., & Eysenck, H. J. (1998a). Estimating inspection time: Response probabilities, the BRAT IT algorithm, and IQ correlations. Personality and Individual Differences, 24, 405–419.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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  6. Petrides, K. V. (2011). A general mechanism for linking personality traits to affect, motivation, and action. New Ideas in Psychology, 29, 64–71.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Petrides, K. V. (2018). On the deeper roots of trait emotional intelligence. In A. Scarinzi (Ed.), Recasting aesthetic experience: Emotions and the “continuity principle”. Göttingen: Cuvillier Verlag.Google Scholar
  8. Petrides, K. V. (in press). A conceptual application of the general system of Psychobionomy to the field of personality and individual differences. Personality and Individual Differences.Google Scholar
  9. Petrides, K. V., & Furnham, A. (2001). Trait emotional intelligence: Psychometric investigation with reference to established trait taxonomies. European Journal of Personality, 15, 425–448.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Psychology and PsychometricsUniversity College LondonLondonUK

Section editors and affiliations

  • Chris Ditzfeld
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ArkansasFayettevilleUSA