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Big Five personality group differences across academic majors: A systematic review

Big Five personality group differences across academic majors: A systematic review

“The results from the present review indicate that substantial personality group differences across academic majors exist...Consistent findings across studies were that students of arts/humanities and psychology scored high on Neuroticism and Openness; Students of political science scored high on Openness; students of economics, law, political science and medicine scored high on extraversion; students of medicine, psychology, arts/humanities, and sciences scored high on Agreeableness; and students of arts/humanities scored low on Conscientiousness.” (p.1)

Vedel, A. (2016). Big Five personality group differences across academic majors: A systematic review. Personality and Individual Differences, 92, 1-10. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.12.011

Resource Theme(s): Personality differences across majors, Understanding working relations through collaborative work

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