Longitudinal Associations of Cognitive Ability, Personality Traits and School Grades with Antisocial Behaviour

@article{Mttus2012LongitudinalAO,
  title={Longitudinal Associations of Cognitive Ability, Personality Traits and School Grades with Antisocial Behaviour},
  author={Ren{\'e} M{\~o}ttus and Juri Guljajev and Jueri Allik and Kaia Laidra and Helle Pullmann},
  journal={European Journal of Personality},
  year={2012},
  volume={26},
  pages={56 - 62}
}
This study investigated the role of adolescents’ cognitive ability, personality traits and school success in predicting later criminal behaviour. Cognitive ability, the five–factor model personality traits and the school grades of a large sample of Estonian schoolboys (N = 1919) were measured between 2001 and 2005. In 2009, judicial databases were searched to identify participants who had been convicted of misdemeanours or criminal offences. Consistent with previous findings, having a judicial… 

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