To rule out further the possibility of a language-driven construct, we examined the variabilities in the Originality and Laggardness items.
Originality and EIS, representing cognitive aspects, correlated negatively with the experiential Laggardness and EAP.
However, although the four core personality trait factors (NFC, Efficiency, Conformity, and FII) influenced Originality and Laggardness for cellular phones, Conformity and FII did not play any role in the continuum for MP3 players.
However, although Conformity and FII both influenced Laggardness for cellular phones, these two factors did not affect Laggardness for MP3 players.
Laggardness represents emotion-based trait innovativeness, and captures the reluctance to adopt innovations.
We had not expected that the modification index in the MP3 model would support the positive influence of laggardness on VI.
Fauci, who said he had been granted scarcely 10 percent of the AIDS research staff he requested, admitted what AIDS activists have known for years -ACT UP was formed around the very issue of Federal laggardness
in drug testing and approval.
It was hardly surprising, under the circumstances, that many an impatient voice was raised regarding the seeming laggardness
of the procedure that was being followed and many an impatient demand was made that the culprits be summarily executed.