Zooming in on the attentional foundations of the Big Five

The Big Five traits of Conscientiousness and Openness may be distinguished by the capacity to maintain vs. reallocate task and goal focus, respectively. We herein investigate whether these differences in focus translate into differences in attentional scope. Consistent with our hypothesis, Conscientiousness and Openness emerged as the sole personality predictors of attentional scope processes. Conscientiousness […]