General and specific traits of personality and their relation to sleep and academic performance.

  title={General and specific traits of personality and their relation to sleep and academic performance.},
  author={Elizabeth K Gray and David D Watson},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  volume={70 2},
Few studies have examined the links between personality variables and sleep and their combined effect on specific real-world outcomes. Participants in this study completed numerous personality, sleep, and performance measures; we examined the associations among these measures. Personality was assessed using the Five-Factor Model. The personality trait of Conscientiousness (especially its facet of Achievement Striving) was a substantial predictor of academic performance. Analyses of the sleep… CONTINUE READING
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