René Mõttus


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IN PRESS/ACCEPTED

Mõttus, R., & Allerhand, M., & Johnson, W. (2017). Computational modeling of person-situation transactions: How accumulation of situational experiences can shape the distributions of trait scores. In D. C. Funder, J. F. Rauthmann, & R. A. Sherman (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Psychological Situations. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. Retrieved from http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190263348.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780190263348


Mõttus, R., Soto, C .S., & Slobodskaya, H. R. (in press). Are all kids alike? The magnitude of individual differences in personality characteristics tends to increase from early childhood to early adolescence. European Journal of Personality.


Mõttus, R., & Allerhand, M. (in press). Why do traits come together? The underlying trait and network approaches. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds), SAGE handbook of personality and individual differences: Volume 1. The science of personality and individual differences (pp. xx - xx). London: SAGE.


Mõttus, R., Epskamp, S., & Francis, A. (in press). Within- and between individual variability of personality characteristics and physical exercise. Journal of Research in Personality.   

Marioni, R. E., Yang, J., Dykiert, D., Mõttus, R., Campbell, A., CHARGE Cognitive Working Group, … Deary, I. J. (in press). Assessing the genetic overlap between BMI and cognitive function. Molecular Psychiatry.  

2017

Mõttus, R., Kandler, C., Bleidorn, W., Riemann, R., & McCrae, R. R. (2017). Personality Traits Below Facets: The Consensual Validity, Longitudinal Stability, Heritability, and Utility of Personality Nuances. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 112, 474-490.  

Mõttus, R. (2017). Five-Factor Theory and personality development. In J. Specht (Ed.), Personality development across the life-span (pp. 87–100). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Mõttus, R., Marioni, R., & Deary, I. J. (2017). Markers of psychological differences and social and health inequalities: Possible genetic and phenotypic overlaps. Journal of Personality, 85, 104-117.

Haring, L., Mõttus, R., Kajalaid, K., Koch, K., Uppin, K., Maron, E., & Vasar, E. (2017). The course of cognitive functioning after first-episode of psychosis: A six month follow-up study. Schizophrenia Research, 182, 31-41. 

2016

Mõttus, R. (2016). Towards more rigorous personality trait-outcome research. European Journal of Personality, 30, 292-303.

Asendorpf, J. B., Baumert, A., Schmitt, M., Blum, G., van Bork, R., Rhemtulla, M., … Mõttus, R. (2016). Open Peer Commentary and Author’s Response. European Journal of Personality, 30, 304–340.    

Mõttus, R., Allik, J., Hřebíčková, M., Realo, A., & Kööts-Ausmees, L. (2016). Age differences in the variance of personality characteristics. European Journal of Personality, 30, 4-11.

Čukić, I., Mõttus, R., Realo, A., & Allik, J. (2016). Elucidating the links between personality traits and diabetes mellitus: Examining the role of facets, assessment methods, and selected mediators. Personality and Individual Differences, 94, 377–382.

Haring, L., Müürsepp, A., Mõttus, R., Ilves, P., Koch, K., Uppin, K., … Vasar, V. (2016). Cortical thickness and surface area correlates to cognitive dysfunction among first episode psychosis patients. Psychological Medicine, 46, 2145-2155.          

2015

Mõttus, R., & Allerhand, M. (2015). Situations, environmental niches and people could be measured using the same characteristics [Commentary]. European Journal of Personality, 29, 399-400.

Mõttus, R., Luciano, M., Starr, J. M., McCarthy, M. I., & Deary, I. J. (2015). Childhood cognitive ability moderates the later-life manifestation of type 2 diabetes genetic risk. Health Psychology, 34, 951-919.

Mõttus, R., Realo, A., Allik, J., Esko, T., Metspalu, A., & Johnson, W. (2015). Within-Trait Heterogeneity in Age Group Differences in Personality Domains and Facets: Implications for the Development and Coherence of Personality Traits. PLoS ONE, 10, e0119667. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0119667.

Vainik, U., Mõttus, R., Allik, J., Esko, T., & Realo, A. (2015). Are trait-outcome associations caused by scales or particular items? Example analysis of personality facets and BMI. European Journal of Personality, 29, 622-634

Costantini, G., Epskamp, S., Borsboom, D., Perugini, M., Mõttus, R., Waldorp, L. J., & Cramer, A. O. J. (2015). State of the aRt personality research: A tutorial on network analysis of personality data in R. Journal of Research in Personality, 54, 13-29.  doi: 10.1016/j.jrp.2014.07.003

Haring, L., Mõttus, R., Koch, K., Trei, M., & Maron, E. (2015). Factorial validity, measurement equivalence and cognitive performance of the Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (CANTAB) between patients with first-episode psychosis and healthy volunteers. Psychological Medicine, 45, 1919-1929.

Čukić I., Mõttus R., Luciano M., Starr J. M., Weiss A., & Deary I. J. (2015). Do personality traits moderate the manifestation of type 2 diabetes genetic risk? Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine, 79, 303-308. 

2014

Mõttus, R., McCrae, R. R., Allik, J., & Realo, A. (2014). Cross-rater agreement on common and specific variance of personality scales and items. Journal of Research in Personality, 52, 47–54. 

Mõttus, R., Johnson, W., Murray, C., Wolf, M. S., Starr, J. M., & Deary, I. J. (2014). Towards understanding the links between health literacy and physical health. Health Psychology, 33, 164-73.

Luciano, M., Mõttus, R., Harris, S. E., Davies, G., Payton, A., Ollier, W. E. R., … Deary, I. J. (2014). Predicting cognitive ability in ageing cohorts using Type 2 diabetes genetic risk. Diabetic Medicine, 31, 714–720. 

Booth, T, Mõttus, R., Corley, J., Gow, A. J., Henderson, R. D., Muñoz Maniega, S. M., Murray, C., Royle, N. A., Sprooten, E., Valdes Hernandez, M. C., Bastin, M. E., Penke, L., Starr, J. M., Wardlaw, J. M., & Deary, I. J. (2014). Personality, health and brain integrity: The Lothian Birth Cohort Study 1936. Health Psychology, 33, 1477-1486. 

2013

Mõttus, R., Luciano, M., Starr, J. M., & Deary, I. J. (2013). Diabetes and life-long cognitive ability. Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine, 75, 275-278

Millar, K., Lloyd, S. M., McLean, J. S., Batty, G. D., Burns, H., Cavanagh, J., ... Mõttus, R., …Tannahill, C. (2013). Personality, Socio-Economic Status and Inflammation: Cross-Sectional, Population-Based Study. PLOS ONE8, e58256. 

Mõttus, R., McNeill, G., Xueli, J., Craig, L. C. A., Starr, J. M., & Deary, I. J. (2013). The associations between personality, diet and body mass index in older people. Health Psychology, 32, 350-363. 

Mõttus, R., Starr, J. M., & Deary, I. J. (2013). Predicting tooth loss in older age: Interplay between personality and socioeconomic status. Health Psychology, 32, 223-226.

Mõttus, R., Luciano, M., Starr, J. M., Pollard, M. C, & Deary, I. J. (2013). Personality traits and inflammation in individuals aged around 70 and 73 years. Psychosomatic Medicine, 75, 11-19.

Saar, E. & Mõttus, R. (Eds.) (2013). Higher education at a cross-road: The case of Estonia. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. 

Haring, L., Mõttus, R., Jaanson, P., Pilli, R., Mägi, K., & Maron, E. (2013). Subjective Well-Being Under Neuroleptics Scale short form (SWN-K): reliability and validity in an Estonian speaking sample. Annals of General Psychiatry, 12, 28.

Gale, C. R., Booth, T., Mõttus, R., Kuh, D., & Deary, I. J. (2013). Neuroticism and Extraversion in youth predict mental wellbeing and life satisfaction 40 years later. Journal of Research in Personality, 47, 687–697. 
 
2012

Mõttus, R., Realo, A., Allik, J., Deary, I. J., Esko, T., & Metspalu, A. (2012). Personality traits and eating habits in a large sample of Estonians. Health Psychology, 31, 806-814. 

Mõttus, R., Johnson, W., Starr, J. M., & Deary, I. J. (2012). Correlates of personality trait levels and their changes in very old age: The Lothian Birth Cohort 1921. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 271-278. 
 
Mõttus, R., Allik, J., Realo, A., Pullmann, H., Rossier, J., Zecca, G., Ah-Kion, J., Amoussou-Yéyé, D., Bäckström, M., Barkauskiene, R., Barry, O., Bhowon, U., Björklund, F., Bochaver, A., Bochaver, K., de Bruin, D., Cabrera, H. F., Chen, S. X., Church, A. T., Cissé, D., Donatien Dahourou, D., Feng, X, Guan, Y., Hwang, H.-S., Idris, F., Katigbak, M. S., Kuppens, P., Kwiatkowska, A., Laurinavicius, A., Mastor, K. A., Matsumoto, D., Riemann, R., Schug, J., Simpson, B., Tseung, C. N. (2012). Comparability of Self-Reported Conscientiousness across 21 Countries. European Journal of Personality26, 303–317.

Mõttus, R., Allik, J., Realo, A., Rossier, J., Zecca, G., Ah-Kion, J., Amoussou-Yéyé, D., Bäckström, M., Barkauskiene, R., Barry, O., Bhowon, U., Björklund, F., Bochaver, A., Bochaver, K., de Bruin, D., Cabrera, H. F., Chen, S. X., Church, A. T., Cissé, D., Donatien Dahourou, D., Feng, X, Guan, Y., Hwang, H.-S., Idris, F., Katigbak, M. S., Kuppens, P., Kwiatkowska, A., Laurinavicius, A., Mastor, K. A., Matsumoto, D., Riemann, R., Schug, J., Simpson, B., Tseung, C. N., & Johnson, W. (2012). The Effect of Response Style on Self-Reported Conscientiousness across 20 countries. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1423-1436.

Mõttus, R., Gale, C., Starr, J. M., & Deary, I. J. (2012).  'On the street where you live': Neighbourhood deprivation and quality of life among community-dwelling older people. Social Science and Medicine, 74, 1368-1374. 
 
Mõttus, R., Johnson, W., & Deary, I. J. (2012). Personality traits in old age: Measurement and rank-order stability, and some mean-level change. Psychology & Aging, 27, 243-249.

Mõttus, R., Guljajev, J., Allik, J., Laidra, K., & Pullmann, H. (2012). Longitudinal associations of cognitive ability, personality traits, and school grades with antisocial behaviour. European Journal of Personality, 26, 56-62. 

Mõttus, R., Realo, A., Allik, J., Esko, T., & Metspalu, A. (2012). History of the diagnosis of a sexually transmitted disease is linked to normal variation in personality traits. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 9, 2861-2867.

Luciano, M., Mõttus, R., Starr, J. M., McNeill, G., Jia, X., Craig, L. C. A., & Deary, I. J. (2012). Depressive symptoms and diet: their effects on prospective inflammation levels in the elderly. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 26, 717-720.

Hagger-Johnson, G., Mõttus, R., Craig, L. C. A., Starr, J. M., & Deary, I. J. (2012). Pathways from childhood intelligence and socio-economic status to late-life cardiovascular disease risk. Health Psychology, 31, 403-412. 

Uusberg, A., Mõttus, R., Kreegipuu, & K., Allik, J. (2012). Beliefs About the Effects of Alcohol on the Personality of Oneself and Others. Journal of Individual Differences, 33, 138-145 .

Allik, J., Realo, A., Mõttus, R., Borkenau, P., Kuppens, P., & Hřebíèková, M. (2012). Person-fit to the five factor model of personality. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 71, 35-45.

Mõttus, R. (2012). Tervise kirjaoskus kui näide meditsiini ja psühholoogia võimalikust koostööst. Eesti Arst, 91, 101. 


2011

Allik, J., Realo, A., Mõttus, R., Pullmann, H., Trifonova, A., McCrae, R. R. & 56 Members of the Russian Character and Personality Survey (2011). Personality profiles and the “Russian soul:” Literary and scholarly views evaluated. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 42, 372-389.

Mõttus, R., Allik, J. Realo, A. (Eds.) (2011). Intelligentsuse psühholoogia. Tartu: Tartu University Press.

Mõttus, R. (2011). Inimestevahelised psühholoogilised erinevused: isiksus. Lege Artis, 7 (108).

2010

Mõttus, R., Allik, J., Realo, A. (2010). An Attempt to Validate National Mean Scores of Conscientiousness: No Necessarily Paradoxical Findings. Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 630-640.

Mõttus, R. (2010). Tarkus toob tervise ja pika elu: inimestevaheliste psühholoogiliste erinevuste tähendusest meditsiinis. Eesti Arst, 89, 330-338.

Allik, J., Realo, A., Mõttus, R., Esko, T., Pullat, J, & Metspalu, A. (2010). Variance Determines Self-Observer Agreement on the Big Five Personality Traits. Journal of Research in Personality, 421-426.

Allik, J., Realo, A., Mõttus, R., Borkenau, P., Kuppens, P., & Hřebíčková, M. (2010). How People See Others is Different from How People See Themselves: A Replicable Pattern across Cultures. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 99, 870-882..

Allik, J., Mõttus, R., & Realo, A. (2010). Does national character reflect mean personality traits when both are measured by the same instrument? Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 62-69.

Allik, J., Realo, A., Mõttus, R., & Kuppens, P. (2010). Generalizability of Self-Other Agreement from One Personality Trait to Another. Personality and Individual Differences, 48, 128-132.

2009

Allik, J., Realo, A., Mõttus, R., Pullmann, H., Trifonova, A., McCrae, R. R. & 56 Members of the Russian Character and Personality Survey. (2009). Personality traits of Russians from the observer's perspective. Euroepan Journal of Personality, 23, 567-588.


Allik, J., Mõttus, R., Realo, A., Pullmann, H., Trifonova, A., McCrae, R. R., Mescheryakov, B.G. & 55 Members of the Russian Character and Personality Survey (2009). How national character is constructed: personality traits attributed to the typical Russian. Cultural-Historical Psychology, 1, 2-18 (in Russian) . [English translation in Psychological Journal of International University of Nature, Society and Human “Dubna”, 1, 2009 (Online: http://www.psyanima.ru/journal/2009/1/index.php).]


Kaare, P.-R., Mõttus, R., & Konstabel, K. (2009). Pathological gambling in Estonia: Relationships with personality, self-esteem, emotional states and cognitive ability. Journal of Gamlbling Studies, 25, 377-390.


2008


Mõttus, R., Indus, K., & Allik, J. (2008). Accuracy of only children stereotype. Journal of Research in Personality, 42, 1047-1052.


Mõttus, R., Allik, J., Konstabel, K., Kangro, E.-M., & Pullmann, H. (2008). Beliefs about the relationships between personality and intelligence. Personality and Individual Differences, 45, 457-462.


2007


Mõttus, R., Allik, J., & Pullmann, H. (2007). Does personality vary across ability levels? A study using self and other ratings. Journal of Research in Personality, 41, 155-170.


2006


Mõttus, R., Pullmann, H., & Allik, J. (2006). Towards more readable Big Five personality inventories. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 22, 149-157.


Mõttus, R. (2006). Investigating personality at different levels of cognitive ability. Baltic Journal of Psychology, 7, 60-67