William R Revelle

  • 5201 Citations
1970 …2023
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Research Interests

Personality theory including the biological basis of personality and motivation, psychometric theory, the structure of daily mood and models of attention and memory.

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, PhD, University of Michigan


Psychology, BA, Pomona College


Research interests

  • Biological bases of affect
  • Cognitive processes
  • Human motivation
  • Personality theory
  • Psychometric theory
  • The effects of personality

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Grants 2007 2023

Research Output 1970 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Analyzing dynamic data: A tutorial

Revelle, W. R. & Wilt, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 136, p. 38-51 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


The Big Five, everyday contexts and activities, and affective experience

Wilt, J. & Revelle, W. R., Jan 1 2019, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 136, p. 140-147 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sampling Studies
Cell Phones
8 Citations (Scopus)

A robust data-driven approach identifies four personality types across four large data sets

Gerlach, M., Farb, B., Revelle, W. R. & Amaral, L. A. N., Oct 1 2018, In : Nature Human Behaviour. 2, 10, p. 735-742 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Sample Size
Cluster Analysis


Revelle, W. R. & Condon, D. M., 2018, The Wiley Handbook of Psychometric Testing: A Multidisciplinary Reference on Survey, Scale and Test Development. Irwing, P., Booth, T. & Hughes, D. J. (eds.). John Wiley & Sons, Inc., p. 709-749 41 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Citations (Scopus)

The personality of U.S. states: Stability from 1999 to 2015

Elleman, L. G., Condon, D. M., Russin, S. E. & Revelle, W. R., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Research in Personality. 72, p. 64-72 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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