A meta-analysis of the five-factor model of personality and academic performance.

@article{Poropat2009AMO,
  title={A meta-analysis of the five-factor model of personality and academic performance.},
  author={Arthur Poropat},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2009},
  volume={135 2},
  pages={
          322-38
        }
}
This article reports a meta-analysis of personality-academic performance relationships, based on the 5-factor model, in which cumulative sample sizes ranged to over 70,000. Most analyzed studies came from the tertiary level of education, but there were similar aggregate samples from secondary and tertiary education. There was a comparatively smaller sample derived from studies at the primary level. Academic performance was found to correlate significantly with Agreeableness, Conscientiousness… CONTINUE READING
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