Journal article

Zooming into real-life extraversion – How personality and situation shape sociability in social interactions

SM Breil, K Geukes, RE Wilson, S Nestler, S Vazire, MD Back

Collabra: Psychology | Published : 2019


What predicts sociable behavior? While main effects of personality and situation characteristics on sociability are well established, there is little evidence for the existence of person-situation interaction effects within real-life social interactions. Moreover, previous research has focused on self-reported behavior ratings, and less is known about the partner’s social perspective, i.e. how partners perceive and influence an actor’s behavior. In the current research, we investigated predictors of sociable behavior in real-life social interactions across social perspectives, including person and situation main effects as well as person-situation interaction effects. In two experience-sampl..

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