Explaining individual differences in scholastic behaviour and achievement.

@article{Petrides2005ExplainingID,
  title={Explaining individual differences in scholastic behaviour and achievement.},
  author={K V Petrides and Tomas Chamorro‐Premuzic and Norah Frederickson and Adrian Furnham},
  journal={The British journal of educational psychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={75 Pt 2},
  pages={
          239-55
        }
}
BACKGROUND This paper presents results from the first wave of a longitudinal study examining the effects of various psychosocial variables on scholastic achievement and behaviour at school. AIMS The main aim is to investigate the nature and strength of the effects of major individual difference dimensions on important outcome variables at school level, including academic performance, truancy, and antisocial behaviour. SAMPLES Data were collected from a sample of 901 pupils on verbal ability… Expand
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