Big Five Predictors of Academic Achievement

  title={Big Five Predictors of Academic Achievement},
  author={S. V. Paunonen and Michael C. Ashton}
A large-sample study (N 5 717) 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 undergraduate psychology course. The Big Five factors evaluated as predictors were Conscientiousness and Openness to Experience (or Intellect). The traits evaluated, which… CONTINUE READING