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Dr. V.H. (Velichko) Fetvadjiev

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group Social Psychology

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  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 129
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  • Profile

    I conduct research in the broad areas of personality and cross-cultural psychology, addressing topics such as the structure, consistency, and predictive power of personality traits across cultures; the relationship of personality and values; the role of language in personality expression; and research methods. My main current research deals with an interdisciplinary approach to personality and values across languages and historical periods. This line of work aims to advance the understanding of historical changes in personality and values by leveraging insights from analyses of written texts.

  • Publications

    2022

    • Fischer, R., Karl, J., Fetvadjiev, V., Grener, A., & Luczak-Roesch, M. (2022). Opportunities and Challenges of Extracting Values in Autobiographical Narratives. Frontiers in Psychology, 13, [886455]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.886455 [details]
    • Pick, C. M., Ko, A., Kenrick, D. T., Wiezel, A., Wormley, A. S., Awad, E., Al-Shawaf, L., Barry, O., Bereby-Meyer, Y., Boonyasiriwat, W., Brandstätter, E., Ceylan-Batur, S., Choy, B. K. C., Crispim, A. C., Cruz, J. E., David, D., David, O. A., Defelipe, R. P., Elmas, P., ... Varnum, M. E. W. (2022). Fundamental social motives measured across forty-two cultures in two waves. Scientific Data, 9, [499]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-022-01579-w
    • Pick, C. M., Ko, A., Wormley, A. S., Wiezel, A., Kenrick, D. T., Al-Shawaf, L., Barry, O., Bereby-Meyer, Y., Boonyasiriwat, W., Brandstätter, E., Crispim, A. C., Cruz, J. E., David, D., David, O. A., Defelipe, R. P., Elmas, P., Espinosa, A., Fernandez, A. M., Fetvadjiev, V. H., ... Roth, E. (2022). Family still matters: Human social motivation across 42 countries during a global pandemic. Evolution and Human Behavior, 43(6), 527-535. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2022.09.003

    2021

    • Fetvadjiev, V. H., Neha, T., van de Vijver, F. J. R., McManus, M., & Meiring, D. (2021). The Cross-Cultural Relevance of Indigenous Measures: The South African Personality Inventory (SAPI), Family Orientation, and Well-Being in New Zealand. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 52(1), 3–21. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022022120969979 [details]
    • Hill, C., Nel, J. A., de Beer, L. T., Fetvadjiev, V. H., Stevens, L. I., & Bruwer, M. (2021). Assessing the Nomological Network of the South African Personality Inventory With Psychological Traits. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, [727848]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.727848 [details]
    • Meiring, D., Nel, J. A., Fetvadjiev, V. H., & Hill, C. (2021). Development of the South African Personality Inventory: A cross-cultural design in a non-Western society: Lessons learned and generalizability to other parts of the world. In M. Bender, & B. G. Adams (Eds.), Methods and Assessment in Culture and Psychology (pp. 198–227). (Culture and Psychology). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108675475.011 [details]

    2020

    • Bethel, A., Ward, C., & Fetvadjiev, V. H. (2020). Cross-Cultural Transition and Psychological Adaptation of International Students: The Mediating Role of Host National Connectedness. Frontiers in Education, 5, [539950]. https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2020.539950 [details]
    • Fischer, R., Karl, J. A., Luczak-Roesch, M., Fetvadjiev, V. H., & Grener, A. (2020). racing Personality Structure in Narratives: A Computational Bottom–Up Approach to Unpack Writers, Characters, and Personality in Historical Context. European Journal of Personality, 34(5), 917–943. https://doi.org/10.1002/per.2270 [details]
    • Ko, A., Pick, C. M., Kwon, J. Y., Barlev, M., Krems, J. A., Varnum, M. E. W., Neel, R., Peysha, M., Boonyasiriwat, W., Brandstätter, E., Crispim, A. C., Cruz, J. E., David, D., David, O. A., de Felipe, R. P., Fetvadjiev, V. H., Fischer, R., Galdi, S., Galindo, O., ... Kenrick, D. T. (2020). Family Matters: Rethinking the Psychology of Human Social Motivation. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 15(1), 173–201. https://doi.org/10.1177/1745691619872986 [details]

    2019

    • Fetvadjiev, V. H., & He, J. (2019). The Longitudinal Links of Personality Traits, Values, and Well-Being and Self-Esteem: A Five-Wave Study of a Nationally Representative Sample. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 117(2), 448-464. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000212

    2021

    • van de Vijver, F. J. R., Leung, K., Fetvadjiev, V. H., He, J., & Fontaine, J. R. J. (Eds.) (2021). Methods and Data Analysis for Cross-Cultural Research. (2nd ed.) (Culture and Psychology). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781107415188 [details]

    Prize / grant

    • Fetvadjiev, V. (2020). Early Career Award of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology.

    Journal editor

    • Fetvadjiev, V. (member of editorial board) (2021-2023). European Journal of Personality (Journal).
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