GENDER DIFFERENCES ON DRIVING STYLES AND DARK TRIAD PERSONALITY TRAITS IN YOUNG PEOPLE

 

BILGA CLAUDIA, BUD F. MARIA, PASCU MARIA, VLAD BURTĂVERDE

University of Bucharest, Department of Psychology

 

Abstract

The differences that exist between men and women in terms of carrying out different activities are important topics of study. The present study investigates the differences that exist between men and women regarding leadership styles and personality, specifically dark triad traits in young people and the relationships that exists between driving styles and dark triad traits. It was found that dissociative and anxiety driving styles characterize women where is careful driving style characterizes especially men. It was also noticed that Machiavellianism was positively correlated with risky, aggressive, high speed and negative attention driving style. Narcissism positively correlated with risky, aggressive and high speed driving, and negatively correlated with patient and attentive styles. Psychopathy positively correlated with dissociative, risky, aggressive and high speed drivind style and negatively with patient and careful style.

Keywords: personality, driving styles, dark triad, traffic psychology


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