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Big Five personality predictors of post-secondary academic performance
We reviewed the recent empirical literature on the relations between the Big Five personality dimensions and post-secondary academic achievement, and found some consistent results. A meta-analysisExpand
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Evaluating replicability of factors in the Revised NEO Personality Inventory: Confirmatory factor analysis versus Procrustes rotation.
Despite the empirical robustness of the 5-factor model of personality, recent confirmatory factor analyses (CFAs) of NEO Personality Inventory (NEO-PI) data suggest they do not fit the hypothesizedExpand
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Big five factors and facets and the prediction of behavior.
  • S. Paunonen, M. Ashton
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 September 2001
The authors compared the Big 5 factors of personality with the facets or traits of personality that constitute those factors on their ability to predict 40 behavior criteria. Both the broad factorsExpand
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Big Five factors of personality and replicated predictions of behavior.
  • S. Paunonen
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 February 2003
Measures of the Big Five factors of personality were used to predict a variety of criterion variables thought to represent behaviors of some social and cultural significance (e.g., alcoholExpand
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Hierarchical Organization of Personality and Prediction of Behavior
Two studies evaluated personality trait measures and Big Five factor measures for their accuracy in predicting important behavior criteria. The results of both studies showed that the narrower traitsExpand
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Kin Altruism, Reciprocal Altruism, and the Big Five Personality Factors
Abstract The purpose of this study was to identify personality characteristics associated with kin altruism and reciprocal altruism, and to relate those characteristics to the Big Five personalityExpand
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Big Five Predictors of Academic Achievement
A large-sample study (N = 717) is described in which two broad Big Five factor measures were compared with two narrow personality trait measures in the prediction of final grades in an undergraduateExpand
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What is beyond the big five? Plenty!
In a recent analysis of personality data, Saucier and Goldberg (1998) sought to answer the question, What is beyond the Big Five? Those authors evaluated numerous clusters of EnglishExpand
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What is the central feature of extraversion? Social attention versus reward sensitivity.
R. E. Lucas, E. Diener, A. Grob, E. M. Suh, and L. Shao (2000) recently argued that the core of the personality dimension of Extraversion is not sociability but a construct called reward sensitivity.Expand
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