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Personality and Intelligence

Intelligence refers generally to the capacity to collect, screen, process, and select information in an adaptive manner. It is commonly treated as a global capacity of the individual to deal effectively with his or her environment. However, it has been conceived alternatively as a set of specific capacities that are content, domain, or context dependant (social, emotional, academic, practical, creative, mathematic, linguistic, etc.).

Personality refers to the preferred ways that an individual behaves or interacts with the environment. Personality is classically associated with the notion of traits that are stable, preferred ways of being and acting across time and situations. Recent work taking an interactive person–situation approach has indicated the utility of considering that behavior may be codetermined by an individual's preferences and environmental features, ...

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