Saturday, April 9, 2011

New Analysis of Terman Sample

There is a new paper out on the Terman sample of high-IQ individuals (IQ > 135).
The study finds that earning correlation with IQ accrues later in life and therefore was not available to be found in previous studies that missed out on full extent of the positive correlation between IQ and income even within this sample.

What I found especially interesting was relation between lifetime earnings and the Big Five personality factors for this group:
How swell to see that being disagreeable translates into cold hard cash for smart people!

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