Broad versus narrow personality measures and the prediction of behaviour across cultures

@article{Paunonen2003BroadVN,
  title={Broad versus narrow personality measures and the prediction of behaviour across cultures},
  author={S. V. Paunonen and Geoffrey Haddock and Friedrich Forsterling and Mirja Keinonen},
  journal={European Journal of Personality},
  year={2003},
  volume={17},
  pages={413 - 433}
}
Measures of several personality variables, from both within and beyond the domain of the Big Five personality factors, were used to predict a variety of complex behaviour outcomes of some social and cultural significance (e.g. alcohol consumption and grade point average). Analyses focused on replicated predictions across participants in four countries (Canada, England, Germany, and Finland) and on the relative predictive accuracies of narrow trait predictors versus broad factor predictors. The… Expand

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