Structure and Measurment of Conscientiousness

  • Jackson, J. J., Wood, D., Bogg, T., Walton, K. E., Harms, P. D., & Roberts, B. W. (2010). What do conscientious people do? Development and validation of the Behavioral Indicators of Conscientiousness (BIC). J Res Pers, 44(4), 501-511. doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2010.06.005 (very nice paper on hundreds of behaviors linked to conscientiousness)
  • Roberts, B. W., Chernyshenko, O. S., Stark, S., & Goldberg, L. R. (2005). The structure of conscientiousness: An empirical investigation based on seven major personality questionnaires. Personnel Psychology, 58(1), 103-139. Retrieved from <Go to ISI>://000227515600004
  • Roberts, B. W., Lejuez, C., Krueger, R. F., Richards, J. M., & Hill, P. L. (2012). What Is Conscientiousness and How Can It Be Assessed? Developmental Psychology. doi:10.1037/a0031109
  • Conscientiousness facets (Brent Roberts)
  • C in HEXACO (how C looks if you defocus the rule-following element

C predictions

  • Damian, R. I., & Roberts, B. W. (2015). Settling the debate on birth order and personality. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 112(46), 14119-14120. doi:10.1073/pnas.1519064112

Can we raise C?

  • Göllner, R., Damian, R. I., Rose, N., Spengler, M., Trautwein, U., Nagengast, B., & Roberts, B. W. (2017). Is doing your homework associated with becoming more conscientious? Journal of Research in Personality, 71, 1-12. doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2017.08.007

Predictions from C

  • Roberts, B. W., Kuncel, N. R., Shiner, R., Caspi, A., & Goldberg, L. R. (2007). The Power of Personality The Comparative Validity of Personality Traits, Socioeconomic Status, and Cognitive Ability for Predicting Important Life Outcomes. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2(4), 313-345. doi:10.1111/j.1745-6916.2007.00047.x
  • Roberts, B. W., Harms, P. D., Caspi, A., & Moffitt, T. E. (2007). Predicting the counterproductive employee in a child-to-adult prospective study. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92(5), 1427-1436. doi:2007-12832-017 10.1037/0021-9010.92.5.1427