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Relationship between Personality Traits and Intelligence among Youth PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 June 2017 00:33

Dr. Madhu Anand (Professor, Department of Psychology, M.D. University, Rohtak, Haryana, India)
Dr. Ritu (Assistant Professor (Extension) Department of Psychology, Government College, Jind, Haryana, India)

DIP: 18.01.093/20170403

Present study examines the relationship between personality traits and intelligence. Further, find gender differences in personality traits and intelligence. The sample consists of 275 youth (141 boys and 133 girls) with the age range of 17 to 28 years (mean age 21.66 ± 2.47). Participants completed the NEO Personality Inventory and Raven’s Standard Progressive Matrices. The results showed that personality traits such as neuroticism, agreeableness and extraversion have significant relationships with intelligence. Furthermore, results showed that girls were higher on neuroticism and extraversion in comparison to boys.  Implications, limitations of the study and suggestions for future research are also discussed.

Keywords: Personality traits, intelligence and gender differences

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Received: April 28, 2017; Revision Received: May 26, 2017; Accepted: June 10, 2017

How to cite this article: Anand M, Ritu (2017), Relationship between Personality Traits and Intelligence among Youth, International Journal of Indian Psychology, Volume 4, (3), DIP: 18.01.093/20170403


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