How impulsivity is related to intelligence and academic achievement.

  title={How impulsivity is related to intelligence and academic achievement.},
  author={Andreu Vigil-Colet and Fabia Morales-Vives},
  journal={The Spanish journal of psychology},
  volume={8 2},
This study investigated the relationships between impulsivity, intelligence, and academic failure in a sample of 241 secondary school students who completed Thurstone's (1938) Primary Mental Abilities (PMA) test and Dickman's (1990) and Barratt's (1985) impulsivity questionnaires (DII and BIS-10, respectively). Results show an inverse relationship between impulsivity and intelligence, specific to the scales with higher loadings on crystallized intelligence, and a positive relationship between… CONTINUE READING

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