Personality outsmarts intelligence at school

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Recent research at Griffith University has found that personality is more important than intelligence when it comes to success in education. With respect to learning, personality appears more useful than intelligence for guiding both students and teachers, the researchers found. However, when people who know the student well provide the personality rating, it is nearly four times more accurate for predicting grades.

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  • Arthur E. Poropat

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  • Work & Career

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  • Article