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Zyrianova N.M., Chertkova Yu.D. The influence of birth order and family size on the relationships between cognitive abilities and personality traits

Full text in Russian: Зырянова Н.М., Черткова Ю.Д. Влияние размера семьи и порядка рождения детей на взаимосвязь когнитивных и личностных характеристик
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

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The structure of relationships between cognitive abilities and personality traits is analyzed considering family environment characteristics. The sample was a group of military academy students (N = 404 subjects), the molecular-genetic study was performed by the research fellows of the Department of Behavioral Genetics of the Faculty of Psychology of M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University. It is shown that the family structure (birth order and a number of children in the family) mediates the relationship between intelligence parameters and personality
traits.

Keywords: cognitive abilities, personality traits, family structure, birth order, siblings

 

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Received 10 June 2011. Date of publication: 31 October 2011.

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Zyrianova Nadezda M. Ph.D., Department of Behavioral Genetics, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, ul. Mokhovaya, 11, str. 9, 125009 Moscow, Russia.
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Chertkova Yulia D. Ph.D., Department of Behavioral Genetics, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, ul. Mokhovaya, 11, str. 9, 125009 Moscow, Russia.
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Zyrianova, N. M., & Chertkova, Yu. D. (2011). Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 5(19). Retrieved from http://psystudy.ru. 0421100116/0058. [in Russian, abstr. in English].

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Zyrianova N.M., Chertkova Yu.D. The influence of birth order and family size on the relationships between cognitive abilities and personality traits [Electronic resource] // Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya. 2011. N 5(19). URL: http://psystudy.ru (date of access: dd.mm.yyyy). 0421100116/0058. [in Russian, abstr. in English]

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