Cognition and personality: an analysis of an emerging field.

  title={Cognition and personality: an analysis of an emerging field.},
  author={Andrea S. Griffin and Lauren M Guillette and Susan D. Healy},
  journal={Trends in ecology & evolution},
  volume={30 4},
It is now well established that individuals can differ consistently in their average levels of behaviour across different contexts. There have recently been calls to apply the same adaptive framework to interindividual differences in cognition. These calls have culminated in the suggestion that variation in personality and cognition should correlate. We suggest that both these appealing notions are conceptually and logistically problematic. We identify the first crucial step for establishing… CONTINUE READING
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