Benefits of all work and no play: the relationship between neuroticism and performance as a function of resource allocation.

@article{Smillie2006BenefitsOA,
  title={Benefits of all work and no play: the relationship between neuroticism and performance as a function of resource allocation.},
  author={Luke D. Smillie and Gillian B Yeo and Adrian Furnham and Christopher J. Jackson},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={91 1},
  pages={139-55}
}
The authors evaluate a model suggesting that the performance of highly neurotic individuals, relative to their stable counterparts, is more strongly influenced by factors relating to the allocation of attentional resources. First, an air traffic control simulation was used to examine the interaction between effort intensity and scores on the Anxiety subscale of Eysenck Personality Profiler Neuroticism in the prediction of task performance. Overall effort intensity enhanced performance for… CONTINUE READING

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