1–9. Communication Reports11:1-9. ABSTRACT . The Cognitive Flexibility Scale: Three validity studies. Coronavirus: ... Martin M, Anderson C. The cognitive flexibility scale: three validity studies. In a factor analysis to test the validity of the scale, the scale’s three factors explained 56.7% of the total variance (Muris, 2001). 1, pp. Download Free PDF. Developing a cognitive flexibility scale: Validity and reliability studies This research was aimed at developing a scale for measuring the cognitive flexibility of adolescents. Cognitively flexible individuals exhibit higher level of creativity Chen et al., 2014) and higher resilience to stress or negative events (Genet and Siemer, 2011). This research paper discusses the validation process of the cognitive flexibility scale (CFS) as a measurement instrument for farmers’ cognitive flexibility (CF). Reliability and validity were tested using a sample of 637 adolescents. Development and validation of the Japanese version of cognitive flexibility scale. In the criterion validity tests of the scale, the divergent Çelikkaleli Ö. Social Behavior and Personality. The coefficient α for this scale was 0.91 in the present study. Flexibility is a key component of executive function, and is related to everyday functioning and adult outcomes. First, cognitive flexibility enables individuals to respond to a stimulus with accuracy and efficiency, and exhibit behaviors such as multitasking, novelty … “The Cognitive Flexibility Scale: Three Validity Studies.” Communication Reports, vol. However, existing informant reports do not densely sample cognitive aspects of flexibility; the Flexibility Scale (FS) was developed to address this gap. The cognitive flexibility scale: Three validity studies. ARTICLE INFO . PDF. Convergent validity was confirmed by the findings of a positive correlation between the PFQ and three … 11, no. 1, 2. RELIABILITY; Individual differences in cognitive flexibility may underlie a variety of different user behaviors, but a lack of effective measurement tools has limited the predictive and descriptive potential of cognitive flexibility in human-computer interaction applications. We used a revised version of the original scale proposed by Qi, Zhao, Wang, and Liu (2013) for China that consisted of 13 items. In this study, cognitive flexibility is defined as the scores that are obtained from Cognitive Flexibility Scale. Edu Sci. The scores of the Cognitive Flexibility Scale were found to be higher in the team sports athletes compared with the individual sports athletes (p<0.05). Reliability was demonstrated by a Cronbach alpha coefficient of 0.918. Also in the study, cognitive flexibility and Person-Organization Fit did not differ according to the descriptive characteristics of the athletes, and the result was that the athletes were at similar level. This … Reliability and validity were tested using a sample of 637 adolescents. These were removed and a nine-item cognitive flexibility scale was created for hypotheses testing. To collect data, Beck Hopelessness Scale, Cognitive Flexibility Inventory, Intolerance of Uncertainty Scale, and Perceived Stress Scale were applied. Received in revised form 07.04.2020 Accepted 22.04.2020 Available online 04.05.2020 The purpose of this study was to … It consists of 19 items and is in the form of semantic differentials. Cognitive Flexibility Scale (CFI), Optimism Scale (OS) and Boratav Depression Scanning Scale (BORDEPSS) were used as data collecting method in the research. Cognitive flexibility increases one’s likelihood to become advice sources and advice network centrality in two ways. Cognitive flexibility refers to a person's awareness of communication alternatives, willingness to adapt to the situation, and self-efficacy in being flexible. The purpose of this study was to establish further validity for the Cognitive Flexibility Scale (Martin & Rubin, 1995) and the Communication Flexibility Scale (Martin & Rubin, 1994) by considering their relationships with argumentativeness, Copyright © 2021 Farlex, Inc. | The related literature on scales measuring cognitive flexibility was reviewed before the present author attempted to develop a cognitive flexibility scale. Communication Reports11:1-9. Cognitively flexible people can choose appropriate behavior or verbal response from available options, depending on the situation. Second, this study contributed to cognitive flexibility literature by examining a novel consequential variable – an individual’s position in workplace advice network. Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal, https://www.thefreelibrary.com/Developing+a+cognitive+flexibility+scale%3a+validity+and+reliability...-a0208133803. The Journal's core purpose is scientific communication in the disciplines of Social Psychology, Developmental and Personality Psychology, Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal, https://doi.org/10.2224/sbp.2009.37.3.343, Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites. CFS which consists of 19 items is composed of adjective pairs. validity was confirmed by the findings of a positive correlation between the PFQ and three other related questionnaires. Cognitive Flexibility Training: A Large-Scale Multimodal Adaptive Active-Control Intervention Study in Healthy Older Adults. 1-9. To this end, a brief (18-item) self-report measure - the Cognitive Control and Flexibility Questionnaire (CCFQ) - was developed. Findings The scores obtained from Cognitive Flexibility Scale used in the study ranges between from 21 to 105. This study investigates the valid … ADOLESCENTS; 2.2.3. The Cognitive Flexibility Scale: Three validity studies. The Scale is composed of 27 items, and it consists of three factors. Matthew Martin. or. The Cognitive Flexibility Scale (CFS) was prepared so it was parallel to the structure of the 3 dimensions of semantic differential scales. The 3 dimensions in the CFS explain 51.33% of total variance of the scale. Cognitively flexible individuals exhibit higher level of creativity Chen et al., 2014) and higher resilience to stress or negative events (Genet and Siemer, 2011). No Reference information available - sign in for access. Cash, T.F. Thus, individual differences might be among the correlates of adoption of cassava processing technology among farmers. Crossref : Martin MM, Anderson CM, Thweatt KS (1998). (1984) The Irrational Beliefs Test: Its Relationship with Cognitive-Behavioral Traits and Depression. The correlation between the two scales was found to be -.44. Results: The results showed that hopelessness is negatively correlated with cognitive flexibility and positively correlated with intolerance of uncertainty and perceived stress. 11, No. Trabzon University, Turkey . Three studies were conducted to establish further the validity of the Cognitive Flexibility Scale (Martin & Rubin, 1995). In Study One, cognitive flexibility was positively related to two other identified constructs of communication competence, assertiveness and responsiveness. HIV/AIDS-related sexual risk behaviors in male rural-to-urban migrants in China. 1, pp. Crossref : Martin MM, Anderson CM, Thweatt KS (1998). The article presents the development of the Psychological Flexibility Questionnaire (PFQ) on the basis of two studies. [Google Scholar] 17. The internal consistency for the scale was found to be .92. 3. Full Text: PDF Academia.edu Read the full article on Calameo. The cognitive flexibility scale: Three validity studies. Itemtotal correlations of the items were between .49 and .63. The Cognitive Flexibility Scale (CFS) was prepared so it was parallel to the structure of the 3 dimensions of semantic differential scales. 1, 1998, pp. Psychological Reports 76:623-626. This scale will help us to understand how flexible individuals are in regard to themselves, others, and the environment. Table 1: Adjective Pairs of the Cognitive Flexibility Scale (Bilgin, 2009) The adjective pairs in the CFS are divided into three dimensions – the evaluation indicator (pairs 1-8), the power indicator (pairs 9-14) and the activity indicator (pairs 15-19). Terms of use | Developing a cognitive flexibility scale: Validity and reliability studies. Seda T. üfekçibaşi. The 2014; 39 (176):339–346. Psychological Reports 76:623-626. Martin MM, Anderson CM (1998). Download Full PDF Package. The validity of the scale was examined by criterion related validity, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis methods. The Cognitive Flexibility Scale (CFS): The Cognitive Flexibility Scale is developed by Bilgin (2009a). The cognitive flexibility inventory (CFI) was developed to be a brief self-report measure of the type of cognitive flexibility necessary for individuals to successfully challenge and replace maladaptive thoughts with more balanced and adaptive thinking. This study presents a new computerized measure of cognitive flexibility, and then provides evidence for convergent validity. Among these, the self-report cognitive flexibility scale (CFS) is particularly popular for use with English speakers; however, there is not yet a Japanese version of this scale. 2009, 37(3), 343-354. For webmasters. internal consistency for the scale was found to be .92. The Cognitive Flexibility Scale (CFS) was prepared so it was parallel to the structure of the 3 dimensions of semantic differential scales. 1-9. Loadings were above the threshold of 0.4 (Stevens, 2012) for all, but, three items on the cognitive flexibility scale. Premium PDF Package. They also have a high level of self-efficacy in communication skills. Introduction. 2009, 37(3), 343-354. 2. The increase of the points in the scale means that the individual comes closer to the individual’s cognitive flexibility. The revision revealed that Martin and Anderson's (1998) is the only such scale. The cognitive flexibility inventory (CFI) was developed to be a brief self-report measure of the type of cognitive flexibility necessary for individuals to successfully challenge and replace maladaptive thoughts with more balanced and adaptive thinking. Item-total correlations of the items were between .49 and .63. COGNITIVE FLEXIBILITY; The increase of the scores means that the individuals have more cognitive flexibility levels. The reported studies examined the processes related to cognitive control and flexibility, emotional regulation and depressive symptoms, within the context of stressful experiences. A new measure of cognitive flexibility. No difference was determined between the levels of cognitive flexibility in male aand female athletes. All rights reserved. It consists of 19 items and is in the form of semantic differentials. … Free PDF. The Cognitive Flexibility Scale (CFS) was prepared so it was parallel to the structure of the 3 dimensions of semantic differential scales. (1998). PDF. Cognitive flexibility affects one’s behavior and communication styles. Commun Rep. 1998; 11:1–9. The cognitive flexibility scale: Three validity studies. Article Histor. COPYRIGHT 2009 Scientific Journal Publishers, Ltd. Investigation of the Relationship between Cognitive Flexibility Levels and Personal Features of University Students . The cognitive flexibility scale was initially developed by Martin and Rubin (1995). Reliability and validity were tested using a sample of 637 adolescents. The role of CF in influencing behaviour has been established for centuries among psychologists. Communication Reports: Vol. [Google Scholar] … This scale will help us to understand how flexible individuals are in regard to themselves, others, and the environment. The 3 dimensions in the CFS explain 51.33% of total variance of the scale. y: Received 07.03.2020. A new measure of cognitive flexibility. Feedback | Three studies were conducted to establish further the validity of the Cognitive Flexibility Scale (Martin & Rubin, 1995). Furthermore, one study in skin picking disorder (a disorder with shared pathophysiology with trichotillomania) found that impaired cognitive flexibility was a potential marker of response to treatment with a glutamate modulating agent . The cognitive flexibility inventory (CFI) was developed to be a brief self-report measure of the type of cognitive flexibility necessary for individuals to successfully challenge and replace maladaptive thoughts with more balanced and adaptive thinking. Social Behavior and Personality. The 3 dimensions in the CFS explain 51.33% of total variance of the scale. Download PDF Package. The Cognitive Flexibility Inventory (CFI; Dennis and Vander Wal, 2010) is a 20-item measure that assesses two aspects of cognitive flexibility: (1) the ability to perceive multiple alternative explanations for life occurrences and to generate multiple alternative solutions to difficult situations (alternatives), (2) and the tendency to perceive difficult situations as controllable (control). All items loaded significantly onto their latent factors. ... the improvements in this study, appearing in all three training groups, are more likely to have been caused by retest effects. Significant relationships with self-reported prior school difficulties and current health status, employment, and presence of a disability provided evidence of external validity. Communication Reports, 1998. The Cronbach Alpha reliability of the scale is.92. Reliability and validity were tested using a sample of 637 adolescents. doi: 10.1080/08934219809367680. VALIDITY. Various instruments have been developed to assess cognitive flexibility, which is an important construct in psychology. Second, this study contributed to cognitive flexibility literature by examining a novel consequential variable – an individual’s position in workplace advice network. amateur football players, cognitive flexibility, person-organization fit, athlete. validity was tested by means of the Dysfunctional Attitude Scale (Weissman & Beck, 1978). The aim of this study is to study the validity and reliability of the cognitive flexibility scale (CFS) for a Turkish adaptation. (1998). 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