Five models can be doubled, simply by contextualizing scale items. We herein test whether this contextualization effect can be leveraged to universally improve the predictive validity of Big Five models by considering the breadth, depth, and nature of contextualization effects.
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 […]