Comparative Study

| Published: June 10, 2017

Relationship between Personality Traits and Intelligence among Youth

Dr. Madhu Anand

Professor, Department of Psychology, M.D. University, Rohtak, Haryana, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Ritu

Assistant Professor (Extension) Department of Psychology, Government College, Jind, Haryana, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.093/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.093


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. 

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017