Friday, August 11, 2017

The importance of self-discipline

The Alt-Right makes a big deal about IQ, and rightly so, but I just ran across this meta-analysis of dozens of studies that shows that the supertrait of conscientiousness--basically self-discipline--is just about as predictive of academic performance as intelligence.

1 comment:

Jim Bowery said...

Imagine the self-discipline it must take for a white heterosexual male to even pass a humanities requirement nowadays.