Introducing the Special Section on Openness to Experience: Review of Openness Taxonomies, Measurement, and Nomological Net

  title={Introducing the Special Section on Openness to Experience: Review of Openness Taxonomies, Measurement, and Nomological Net},
  author={Brian S. Connelly and Deniz S. Ones and Oleksandr S. Chernyshenko},
  journal={Journal of Personality Assessment},
  pages={1 - 16}
In this introduction to the Special Section on Openness to Experience, we review the historical background of the construct and its measurement. We also provide a meta-analytically based review of its broader nomological net. Specifically, we review relationships with other individual differences constructs, including personality traits, interests, and cognitive ability. We highlight the various roles that openness and intellect play in educational performance, occupational attitudes and… 

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