PUBLICATIONS

“The personality is the core product of human evolution. It is a basis of everything the human being is capable.”

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Selected Publications List

Musek, J. (1985). The nature and determinants of conscious decision making. Ljubljana: Research Institute of Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Musek, J. (1990). Symbols, culture and people. Ljubljana: Research Institute of Faculty of Arts and Sciences. (includes a comprehensive chapter of color symbolism)
Musek, J. (1992). Dimensions of personality and value orientations. In: L. Marjanovic-Umek and D. Zagar (Eds.). Department of psychology : 40 years : collection of scientific papers. Ljubljana: Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Psychology, pp. 11-27.
Musek, J. (1993). The universe of human values: A structural and developmental hierarchy. Studia Psychologica, Vol. 35, No. 4-5, pp. 321-326.
Musek, J. (1994). Values and Value Orientations in the Background of European Cultural Traditions. Anthropos (Ljublj.), 26, International issue, pp. 272-280.
Musek, J. (1996). The impact of transitional changes on value systems in Postcommunist Europe : the implications for the higer education reform processes. In: Perspectives in higer education reform : based upon the sixth annual conference held in prague, Czech Republic, November 3-6, 1996
Kobal, D., Musek, J. (1996). Self-concept, personality styles and academic achievement : their inter-relationship. In: D. Piciga, (Ed.) Cognition, learning & instruction, (The School Field, Vol. 7, no. 3/4). Ljubljana: The Slovene Society of Research in the School Field, pp. 61-77.
Musek, J. (1997). Personality stereotypes : psychological comprehension of stereotypes. In: B. Jezernik and R. Muršic (Eds.). Prejudices and stereotypes in the social sciences and humanities, (Etnološka stičišča, 5; 7), (Razprave Filozofske fakultete). Ljubljana: Znanstveni inštitut Filozofske fakultete, 1997, pp. 15-26,
Musek, J. (1997). Scientific image of personality. Ljubljana: Educy.
Musek, J. (1998). Political and religious adherence in relation to individual values. Stud. psychol., 40, 1/2, pp. 47-59.
Musek, J. (1999). Psychological models and theories of personality. Ljubljana: Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Musek, J. (2000). The new psychological theory of values. Ljubljana: Institute of Personality Psychology & Educy.
Kobal, D., Musek, J. (2001). Self-concept and academic achievement : Slovenia and France. Pers. individ. differ.. [Print ed.], 2001, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 887-899.
Marušič, A., Musek, J., Gudjonsson, G. H. (2001). Injury proneness and personality. Nord. j. psychiatry, 2001, vol. 55, no. 3, str. 157-161,
Musek, J., Pergar-Kuščer, M., & Bekeš, A. (2001). The universality of the basic structure of value categories. Jpn. soc. (Tsukuba), 2000, vol. 4, str. 45-64.
Musek, J. (2003). History of psychology. Ljubljana: University of Ljubljana.
Musek, J. (2005). Psihološke in kognitivne študije osebnosti (Psychological and cognitive studies of personality). Ljubljana: Znanstveni inštitut Filozofske fakultete (Scientific Institute of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Ljubljana), 2005. 253 pp.
Musek, J. (2007). A general factor of personality: Evidence for the Big One in the five-factor model.  Journal of Research in Personality, 41, 1213-1233.
Musil, B., Rus, V. S., & Musek, J. (2009). The Rokeach Value Survey in comparative study of Japanese and Slovenian students : towards the underlying structure. Stud. psychol., 2009, vol. 51, no. 153-68.
Kobal Grum, D. & Musek, J. (2009). Perspektive motivacije (Perspectives of motivation). 1. natis. Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete, 2009. 316 pp.
Avsec, A., & Musek, J. (2010). Self-discrepancies in agentic and communal personality traits as predictirs of well-being. Stud. psychol., 2010, vol. 52, no. 2, 117-131.
Musek, J. (2010). Psihologija življenja (Psychology of life) : [monografija (scientific monography)]. 1. izd. Vnanje Gorice: Inštitut za psihologijo osebnosti, 2010 (585 pp.).
Musek, J. (2011). Veliki faktor osebnosti (The Big Comprehensive Factor of Personality). Anthropos (Ljubljana), 3-4 (223-224), 131-152.
Musek, J. (2011). Towards a comprehensive theory of values. In: CHADEE, Derek (Ed.), KOSTIĆ, Aleksandra (Ed.). Social psychological dynamics. Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press, 2011, str. 243-268.
Musek, J. (2014). Psihološki temelji družbe prihodnosti (Psychological bases of the society of the future). Ljubljana: Institute of Ethics and Values, 240pp.
Musek, J. (2015). Osebnost, vrednote in psihično blagostanje (Personality, values and wellbeing). Ljubljana: University of Ljubljana, 242 pp.
Musek, J. (2017). The General Factor of Personality. London, Cambridge (MA): Academic Press, Elsevier.
Musek, J. (2017). The general factor of personality : ten years after. Psihologijske teme, ISSN 1332-0742, 2017, vol. 26, no. 1, 61-87.
Musek, J. (2017). Values related to the religious adherence. Psihologijske teme, ISSN 1332-0742, 2017, vol. 26, no. 2, str. 451-480.


 

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Books and chapters

The general factor of personality.

Towards a comprehensive theory of values.

The theories of religion and spirituality in psychology and cognitive sciences.

Economy and values after a century of empirical research.

Nova psihološka teorija vrednot (The new psychological theory of values).

Values and value orientations in the background of European cultural traditions.

Articles

The general factor of personality : ten years after.

Values related to the religious adherence.

Self-discrepancies in agentic and communal personality traits as predictirs of well-being.

The Rokeach Value Survey in comparative study of Japanese and Slovenian students: Towards the underlying structure.

A general factor of personality: Evidence for the Big One in the Five-Factor model.

Self-concept and academic achievement: Slovenia and France.

Injury proneness and personality.

Genes and personality

The universality of the basic structure of value categories.

Balance model of orientation toward self and toward others: Implications for self-esteem.

Self-Concept and Academic Achievement of Central and Western European Groups of Adolescents.

The changes of value-system during the transition period in Post- communist Europe.

The Universe of Human Values: A Structural and Developmental Hierarchy.

The relationship between personality and value dimensions: Towards a comprehensive personality paradigm.

Presentations 

Toward the best structural model of personality : classical hierarchy or bifactor structure?

The relationship between basic personality and value dimensions: Towards a comprehensive personality paradigm.

Balance model of orientation toward self and toward others: Implications for self-esteem.

The impact of transitional changes on value systems in Postcommunist Europe : the implications for the higer education reform processes.

The psychological basis of multiple identity.

Abstracts