Intelligence Compensation Theory: A Critical Examination of the Negative Relationship between Conscientiousness and Fluid and Crystallised Intelligence

  title={Intelligence Compensation Theory: A Critical Examination of the Negative Relationship between Conscientiousness and Fluid and Crystallised Intelligence},
  author={Paul Q Wood and Paul J. Englert},
This study investigates the negative relationship between fluid and crystallised intelligence and Conscientiousness subfactors within the New Zealand workplace. Fluid and crystallised intelligence were assessed via the General Reasoning Test Battery 2 (GRT2; N = 1629). Two personality inventories were employed: The Fifteen-Factor Questionnaire (15FQ; N = 546), and the Occupational Personality Profile (OPP; N = 1083). 15FQ subfactors of Conscientious and Disciplined negatively correlated with… Expand

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