Re-Visiting Intelligence-Personality Associations: Vindicating Intellectual Investment

Sophie Von Stumm*, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Phillip L. Ackerman

*Corresponding author for this work

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences
Number of pages25
ISBN (Electronic)9781444343120
ISBN (Print)9781444334388
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2011


  • Conceptual associations between personality and intelligence - hypothesizing a developmental relationship between intelligence and personality
  • Hungry mind, positive effect on life satisfaction - theoretical pathways, through which intellectual investment affects life-satisfaction
  • Intelligence and personality - uneven degrees of attention in individual differences research
  • Intelligence and personality, differing in multiple aspects - intelligence measured in terms of maximal performance
  • Intelligence and personality, sharing common features - other than their seminal role in individual differences research
  • Intelligence, being unidirectional, "little of" to "much of," and personality traits - bidirectional, with opposing poles of extreme dispositions
  • Openness to experience, trait openness - intellectual curiosity, esthetic awareness and artistic interests
  • Personality traits, influencing how, when and where individuals - apply and invest their cognitive ability
  • Personality, in contrast, continuing to face problems - that intelligence has long overcome
  • Re-visiting intelligence-personality associations - vindicating intellectual investment

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