The relationship between neuroticism and intelligence scores among a Libyan student sample

Elmadani, K.M., Winder, B. ORCID: 0000-0002-9118-679X and Farrington-Flint, L., 2017. The relationship between neuroticism and intelligence scores among a Libyan student sample. Journal of The Academic Forum, 1 (1), pp. 136-151.

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The study examined the impact of Neuroticism on an individual's intelligence among a Libyan student sample. Seventy-five students aged between 15 to 25 years, completed the Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Scale (WBIS the Arabic version) and the Neurotic Behaviour Scale (NBS) to provide measures of Intelligence and Neuroticism scores, respectively. The results showed little difference in either sex or age with regard to differences in neuroticism scores. Furthermore, the findings revealed that there were no significant differences between the three different levels of neuroticism scores and the individuals' performance on the WBIS intelligence scales. However, the scaled scores of the High-neuroticism group on the WBIS subtests were more scatter than other groups and were clinically significant on Arithmetic, Information and Digit Symbol. The results indicated that there were significant negative correlations between neuroticism and Arithmetic, Information and the Picture Completion scale. The role of gender appeared through the differences between males and females in the correlation coefficients between neuroticism and the WBIS scores, not just in the size but also in the direction of the correlation.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Journal of The Academic Forum
Creators: Elmadani, K.M., Winder, B. and Farrington-Flint, L.
Date: January 2017
Volume: 1
Number: 1
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Record created by: Linda Sullivan
Date Added: 12 Jan 2018 16:26
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2018 16:26
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