Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

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This paper reports the results of a study on the relationship between individual differences and specific uses of music, referring to why and how people use music in everyday life. Questionnaire data from 341 respondents showed that open and intellectually engaged individuals, and those with higher IQ scores, tended to use music in a rational/cognitive way,(More)
0191-8869/$ see front matter 2009 Elsevier Ltd. A doi:10.1016/j.paid.2009.06.016 * Corresponding author. Address: Department University of London, New Cross, London SE146NW, U E-mail address: (T. ChamorroThis study investigated the relationships between psychopathy (primary and secondary), Machiavellianism, trait emotional intelligence(More)
This paper examines the relationship of self and other-assessed personality with school grades in 255 (88 male) Croatian pupils. Conscientiousness was the strongest personality correlate of school grades for both self and peer-ratings. Grades were also negatively correlated with self-assessed Extraversion and Emotional Stability, and positively correlated(More)
BACKGROUND This paper presents results from the first wave of a longitudinal study examining the effects of various psychosocial variables on scholastic achievement and behaviour at school. AIMS The main aim is to investigate the nature and strength of the effects of major individual difference dimensions on important outcome variables at school level,(More)
This study presents new analyses of NEO Personality Inventory-Revised (NEO-PI-R) responses collected from a large British sample in a high-stakes setting. The authors show the appropriateness of the five-factor model underpinning these responses in a variety of new ways. Using the recently developed exploratory structural equation modeling (ESEM) technique,(More)
Despite the recent increase in the number of studies examining empirical links between personality and intelligence (see Hofstee, 2001; Zeidner & Matthews, 2000), a theoretical integration of ability and nonability traits remains largely unaddressed. This paper presents a possible conceptual framework for understanding the personality-intelligence(More)
One hundred and eighty-seven university students completed the full NEO-PI-R assessing the five super-traits and 30 primary traits, and the Wonderlic Personnel Test of general intelligence. Two months later (before receiving feedback on their psychometric scores), they estimated their own scores on these variables. Results at the super-factor level(More)
This study looks at the relationship between personality traits (Big Five), fluid (Gf) and subjectivelyassessed (SAI) intelligence. British and American university students together (N = 186) completed the NEO-PI-R (Costa & McCrae, 1992) and the Raven s Standard Progressive Matrices (Raven, Raven & Court, 1998) after estimating their intellectual ability on(More)
This study examined the association between several attitudinal constructs related to acceptance of cosmetic surgery, and participant demographics, personality, and individual difference variables. A sample of 332 university students completed a battery of scales comprising the Acceptance of Cosmetic Surgery Scale (ACSS) and measures of the Big Five(More)
The present study examined various factors associated with the likelihood of having cosmetic surgery in a community sample of Austrian participants. One-hundred and sixty-eight women and 151 men completed a questionnaire measuring how likely they were to consider common cosmetic procedures. The results showed that women were more likely than men to consider(More)